Tag Archives: PATIENTS

Mental health patients insured by marketplace health plan less likely to receive a medical appointment

Among adults with mental health needs, those covered by Medicare or employer-sponsored health insurance have greater access to medical treatment, less out-of-pocket cost and are more likely to receive care than those seeking an appointment through an Affordable Care Act marketplace-sponsored plan, according to findings from researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.… Read More »

Is Insulin’s High Cost Keeping Diabetes Patients From Taking Their Medicine? – Kaiser Health News

“One out of 4 diabetes patients in our country cannot afford their insulin.” Kamala Harris on Monday, April 22, 2019, in a CNN town hall event High prescription drug prices are fast becoming a leading political topic, with medications like insulin emerging as a poster child for the issue. Nearly doubling in price from 2012… Read More »