health economics

May 18, 2020

Staff leaves will be temporary; affected employees will maintain benefits, including health insurance

 

April 24, 2019

An essay in the New England Journal of Medicine examines ways the Veterans Affairs Center for Innovation for Care and Payment might approach its mission.

Adam Kozie holding insulin boxes
April 9, 2019

A major insurer announced it's capping insulin costs at $25 a month, but advocates say that's not a solution to the problem.

Syringe and vial
December 6, 2018

According to the American Diabetes Association, the average price of insulin nearly tripled between 2002 and 2013.

CBS News cites a report by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine outlining the staggering costs to the U.S. economy from undiagnosed, untreated sleep apnea.  This is a condition in which a person's breathing pauses episodically during sleep.

Subscribe to health economics