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New reports signal health care costs for this decade

Health care will cost slightly more than previously predicted, according to new estimates by Medicare's actuary. ... Prior to health care reform's passage, health care spending was estimated to grow 6.6%.
September 2010

Don't get psyched out!

Proper inpatient management of patients with somatic symptom disorder or deception disorder can help reduce iatrogenic harm and save health care costs, said Dr. ... Often, these patients are younger, have worked in health care, and want to be in the
May 2019

In the News

Physicians believe other parties, including trial lawyers, health insurance companies, and hospitals and health systems, bear greater responsibility than they do for reducing health care costs, according to a survey. ... Researchers conducted a
November 2013

High costs among dual-eligible beneficiaries due mostly to long-term care

High health care costs in patients eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid appear to be related to long-term care rather than to preventable hospitalizations, according to a new study. ... Researchers performed an observational study using Medicare and
October 2018

Policy experts analyze health care reform

The last 15 years, the percent of [health care costs] that patients are paying is at its highest. ... They can't take 15% to 20% increases in their health care premiums.
May 2014

Physicians view other parties as responsible for reducing costs of health care, survey finds

Physicians believe other parties, including trial lawyers, health insurance companies, and hospitals and health systems, bear greater responsibility than they do for reducing health care costs, according to a recent survey. ... Researchers conducted a
July 2013

Hopes and fears abound at National Bundled Payment Summit

Speakers were optimistic about the potential to reduce health care costs without decreasing profits. ... But really cutting health care costs may take more than incentives, according to Mr.
January 2012

Adding ezetimibe to statin therapy after ACS may decrease hospitalizations, study finds

Once the drug is available as a generic, it could reduce health care costs for high-risk patients after acute coronary syndrome (ACS), the industry-funded study found. ... Health care systems “may derive substantial cost savings once generic ezetimibe
May 2017

Procalcitonin testing saves two days of antibiotic use

Using procalcitonin testing to guide antibiotic therapy reduces health care costs without affecting clinical outcomes or length of stay, according to a new meta-analysis. ... Costs were determined from the included studies and converted to 2009 Canadian
July 2011

Improving care by targeting ‘superutilizers'

Health care costs and readmissions are reduced by focusing on patients with frequent ED visits and hospitalizations. ... The clinic also recently hired a premedical student to serve as a health coach and help with coordinating care.
December 2014

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