First implemented in 2014 as a cornerstone of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), public exchanges sought to provide subsidized coverage to Americans who were not eligible for Medicaid.
In Ohio, as of 2016, there were 35 freestanding emergency departments (FSEDs) – all of which were owned by or affiliated with hospitals, despite being physically separate facilities.
One of the biggest issues facing the United States health care system is the rising costs of prescription drugs.
A study by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota shows children and teens with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) enrolled in an intensive remote therapy (IRT) pilot program experienced improved blood glucose control and better quality of life during the six-month study compared to those who received conventional care.
UnitedHealthcare has released its second annual report detailing how the continued shift to a value-based health care system is encouraging better health and better care, and putting greater focus on the total cost of care.
A new America’s Health Rankings Health of Women and Children Report released by United HealthFoundation finds concerning increases in several of the nation’s key mortality measures for women and children.
America’s health is challenged by an increase in premature death and uneven concentration of health care providers, according to key findings in United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report.
A new report from UnitedHealth Group, "Freestanding Emergency Departments: Treating Common Conditions at Emergency Prices," highlights the recent growth in freestanding emergency departments (FSEDs), which are physically separate from hospitals, and the resulting costs to consumers and the health care system.
In Colorado, as of August 2016, there were 40 freestanding emergency departments (FSEDs) – both hospital-owned and independent – about triple the number in 2014.
United Health Foundation released the America’s Health Rankings Health of Women Who Have Served Report. This report, created in partnership with the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), establishes a baseline representation of the health of women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces compared to women without military service.