Many will benefit from Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, but some will still fall through the cracks.
Tax credits will benefit low and moderate earners.
HHS report finds health insurance premiums will be even less than expected.
Authors of a study point to previous rulings and scientific advances that will minimize the impact of the Supreme Court’s ruling that human genes cannot be patented.
In pediatric cancer patients who receive medications at home, the rate of errors is 3.6 with injury per 100 patients, according to a study published online in Pediatrics.
For young women with breast cancer, a longer treatment delay time is associated with decreased survival; and women with early-stage breast cancer with Medicaid are more likely to undergo mastectomy than those with private insurance.
Among Medicaid beneficiaries diagnosed with head and neck cancer, considerable racial disparities exist in treatment patterns and survival.
The impact of sequestration will have far-reaching consequences in health care, according to a perspective piece published online March 20 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Budget sequestration, which is expected to reduce federal spending, is likely to result in a $120 million loss in grant funding for the nation’s 1,200 community health centers in 2013.