Medicaid enrollees are satisfied with their health care according to a recent research letter.
The utilization of health services have not been changed, however, expenditures have increased.
The number of American adults without health insurance has increased by about 2 million so far this year.
The AMA is urging physicians to take advantage of the Internet and update their online information.
Physicians who receive information about patient harms are more likely to support financial penalties targeting inappropriate antibiotic prescribing.
High-deductible health plans are becoming more common among US adult with employer-sponsored health insurance coverage.
A new bill introduced to the House of Representatives would repeal the law banning the construction of physician-owned hospitals.
Patients have a higher 30-day mortality when treated by older physicians compared to patients treated by younger physicians.
Data cited unpleasant side effects as the only statistically significant factor that influenced medication nonadherence in patients with chronic diseases.
Major teaching hospital status was associated with lower mortality rates for common conditions compared with non-teaching hospitals among hospitalizations for US Medicare beneficiaries.
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