November 13, 2023
Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that affects roughly 2 million Americans.
November 9, 2023
An estimated one in 20 Americans has a serious mental illness. When these patients can’t access the right treatment, it…
September 20, 2023
For states working to eliminate hepatitis C, acquiring curative medications in bulk is a critical step. But it is only part of a comprehensive elimination strategy. Available medication won't cure people with hepatitis C unless it's coupled with several other important actions.
August 30, 2023
What happens when government agencies and health care providers disagree on the value of medical treatments?
July 27, 2023
With the cost of health care increasing in recent decades, pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs, have become an increasingly prominent player in the lives of Americans and their clinicians.
July 24, 2023
Involuntary facial expressions. Difficulty eating, speaking and swallowing. Embarassment. These are common experiences of people who live with a disorder of the nervous system called tardive dyskinesia.
June 12, 2023
In the United States, health insurance is meant to reduce patients’ financial risks if they require expensive medical services. It often fails to do so. The problem is particularly acute for patients who need expensive prescription medications.
June 10, 2023
The sixth annual Cardiovascular Health Policy Summit, held on May 22, 2023, welcomed policyexperts, patient advocates and health care providers…
June 1, 2023
Calculating the value of a good or service is a complex process. Value, after all, reflects people’s personal preferences and context that is difficult to quantify. Even under the best of circumstances, it is hard to capture factors that are inherently subjective.
March 8, 2023
Uncontrollable movements. Memory loss. Personality changes. Difficulty eating and drinking. These are all common experiences for patients with Huntington’s disease, making independent living and interpersonal relationships tremendously difficult.