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Aug 23, 2016 | Kaiser Health News
Many people don't know about sepsis. Meanwhile, health care providers struggle to identify it early.
Interpreters help docs overcome language barriers
Aug 22, 2016 | Kaiser Health News
Many doctors and nurses need the assistance of interpreters not only to overcome language…
Aug 17, 2016 | Jeff Lagasse
Experts are clashing over whether accountable care organizations have lived up to expectations, according to commentaries…
Aug 12, 2016 | Kaiser Health News
Despite dire warnings from Republicans and some large insurers about the stability of the Affordable Care Act…
Aug 09, 2016 | Susan Morse
For the first time, most employers consider specialty pharmacy as the highest driver of healthcare costs.
Aug 01, 2016 | Kaiser Health News
In one of the first looks at privately insured patients with opioid problems, researchers paint a grim picture:…
Covered California health plan rates rise by more than 13 percent.
Jul 19, 2016 | Kaiser Health News
Top four insurers, led by Blue Shield of California and Anthem, control more than 90 percent of enrollment.
Fraud concerns emerge as compounding drug sales skyrocket
Jul 18, 2016 | Kaiser Health News
Government spending on "compounded" drugs that are handmade by retail pharmacists has skyrocketed, drawing the attention…
Jun 30, 2016 | Susan Morse
Highest paid physician types for 2015 were nuclear medicine, neurological surgery; orthopedic…
Jun 06, 2016 | Jeff Lagasse
The share of mental health treatment expenditures financed by private insurance, Medicare and Medicaid…