September 10, 2019
Walmart this week is opening a new, standalone health clinic in Georgia called Walmart Health, marking the company's latest push into the primary care market.
Tens of millions of U.S. residents owe medical debt, and it is not uncommon for collections agencies to pursue aggressive tactics to recoup the balance.
September 9, 2019
Major insurers are eyeing and developing new strategies to help employers cover the cost of gene therapies priced at millions of dollars per treatment.
Physician groups for years have sought to curb rates of unnecessary imaging, but these rates are still on the rise, according to a study published Tuesday in JAMA.
September 6, 2019
At the Humana Pharmacy call center, employees receive coaching in empathy from an artificial intelligence software called Cogito.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
September 5, 2019
A California law touted as a national model for addressing so-called "surprise" medical bills has led to fewer surprise bills for patients and lower payment rates for in-network and out-of-network physicians—but it might be driving physician group consolidation, according to recent research.
August 28, 2019
North Carolina and its largest private insurer recently have launched initiatives to move away from a fee-for-service model, toward value-based care, and several of the initiatives are showing early signs of success.
Dawn Patterson and two of her children have a rare bone disease, and the only treatment is a drug that was slated to cost $6 million a year—a high price tag that observers say is indicative of the pharmaceutical industry's growing interest in treatment for rare diseases.
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