Why payers support prior authorizations. Russia health care fact of the day. Doug Glanville, comma. “Schizophrenia is not a casserole illness.” Mortality vs. new cases.
Modelling COVID-19 dynamics. The cost of medication non-adherence. Hydroxychloroquine is out; dexamethasone is in. CMS and value-based pricing. PhRMA: After 6 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, where are we now?
Hospitals losing $50 billion per month? Coronavirus vaccine tracker. Staffing up for the surge. Does SexEd work? A capabilities approach to health status assessment. The end of specialty drugs. When “blood money” is a good thing.
What is the true unemployment rate? Why are the police in charge of road safety? The problem with free college. CURE-ID for COVID-19. Volver es ganar.
Drug overdoses rise. Medicaid episode-based payments. Patient preferences for lung cancer treatments. COVID-19 at the border. NBA is coming back!
COVID US death projections >200,000 by fall Half of Americans delay medical care due to pandemic. COVID impact on Workers Comp Membranes. Sports slowly returning.
The price of life. Increased CAR-T reimbursement. Wal-mart pays nearly $1b in associate bonuses. COVID: Fewer traffic accidents→ fewer available organs. Health insurance premium rebates?
Inequality of opportunity. Digital comes to HCV treatment. If a vaccine is discovered, can we manufacture it at scale? Insurers are enjoying record profits. Another coronavirus casualty: California’s budget
Biosimilar uptake in the US is strong. COVID-19 pooled testing strategy. Banksy. Why did anyone ever listen to this guy? LA’s COVID-19 testing.
Fauci cold open. Filipino-American heroes. How close are we to a cure for COVID-19? 30m file for unemployment. Marginal structural models explained.