Blog Posts

State Legislatures Explore How to Measure a Drug’s Value

September 28, 2021

What is a vaccine, a cure or a life-altering medication worth? As more state legislatures across the country explore this very question, their answers – and their methods – may not sync with their constituents’ values. 

Hidden Co-Pay Programs Blindside Patients

September 16, 2021

Just as states started banning abusive co-pay accumulator programs, insurers have found a work-around that once again could put patients at a disadvantage when it comes to out-of-pocket prescription drug costs.

The Urgent Need to Address Urology Health

September 14, 2021

The shortage of nursing assistants is having dire consequences for older adults. Millions of patients are going without the support they need to prepare meals, organize medications and run errands. They also may be lacking support to get safely to the bathroom or change undergarments and bedding during times of incontinence.

Does Telehealth Work for Mental Health?

September 9, 2021

By Jeremy Schrieber, MSN, PMHNP-BC Patients living with mental health conditions can be ambivalent about taking medication. So, when an event like COVID-19 disrupts their care, I worry.