By writing in payment limits when signing hospital forms, patients might have leverage in negotiations over disputes that arise from surprise medical bills.
As surprise medical billing has emerged as a hot-button issue for voters, doctors, hospitals and insurers have been lobbying to protect their own money flows.
The four-day volunteer-driven clinic provides free dental, vision and medical care to anyone in the region who struggles to access and/or afford healthcare.
Starting this year, surprise medical billing in most situations is no longer allowed in Washington State.
The program identifies patterns of brain activity that can tell someone with depression are likely to benefit from sertraline.
In a nation where nearly 113,000 people are waiting for transplants, scores of organs — mostly kidneys — are discarded after they don’t reach their destination in time.
Whatever airlines do, viruses will always catch a lift on aircraft. This doesn’t mean these interventions have no benefit, but it is likely to be modest.
There’s some evidence non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, like ibuprofen, can reduce menstrual flow. But they shouldn’t be seen as a long-term solution.
Health officials are working on identifying several suitable locations for coronavirus quarantine sites to house people without symptoms who arrive from China.
One 2018 study found that nonprofit hospitals in the aggregate did not deliver community benefits that outweighed the value of their tax exemptions.
Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County explains the purpose of quarantine and whether it can be effective now,
A growing chorus of small-business owners is calling for “Medicare for All” or some type of government-sponsored universal health plan.
R0 – the reproduction number – indicates the intensity of an outbreak. R0 is the number of cases, on average, an infected person will cause while infectious.
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What is PHEIC? Why did WHO act now? What will it change?