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New Eye Scan May Help Detect Alzheimer’s

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease is difficult. Brain scans and spinal taps can detect signs of the illness early but are impractical for screening millions of people. As a result, the disease is often diagnosed via memory tests or through the observation of behavioral changes, at which point the disease may be quite advanced. Now, according to… Read More »

Pennsylvania hospitals test new funding model to help with ongoing struggles

A handful of rural hospitals in Pennsylvania are experimenting with a new payment model they hope will keep them financially healthy, signaling a shift away from the traditional fee-for-service payment structure. Five hospitals throughout the state will be piloting a global budget model program, according to local news station WHYY. The program is starting with… Read More »

Would Trump's New Drug Rebate Rule Help You?

Alex Azar, secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), speaks during healthcare pricing roundtable on Jan. 23, 2019. Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP The Trump Administration has proposed a major change in the way drugs are priced for Medicare beneficiaries. The new rules would upend the current complex and opaque pricing system for… Read More »