CDC says about 28.5 million U.S. residents—or 8.8% of population—were uninsured during the first six months of 2018, marking no "significant change" from the previous year.
Pfizer says it plans to increase the list prices of 41 of its medical treatments in January, with price increases ranging from 3% to 9%.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force has updated its recommendations on alcohol screening, saying primary care providers should routinely screen adults for unhealthy alcohol use.
Electronic health records are supposed to make doctors' workdays easier, but instead, they have reached "a point where people in the medical profession actively, viscerally, volubly hate their computers," Atul Gawande writes in the New Yorker.
The Department of Justice says it has reached a proposed settlement with Atrium Health that would prohibit the health system from using anticompetitive clauses in its contracts with insurers.