(Reuters Health) - Many insured Americans go out of network for mental health services, a new study suggests, despite the higher costs to them and despite a federal law mandating that policies' mental health coverage be at least as good as their physical health coverage
A lawsuit from Democrat-led states is trying to block coverage they say is “junk.”
But economists say that’s not a good enough reason to oppose it.
The uninsured rate among children is inching back up after falling for years.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe looked at more than 900 publications. The evidence 'shows a robust impact of the arts on both mental and physical health'.
As promised earlier in the year, the Health Records feature in Apple Health is now available for veterans in the United States and surrounding territories.
Companies continue to refine digital diagnostic tools for in-home healthcare at a rapid clip and the latest to launch is an at-home test for urinary tract infections from the Los Angeles-based startup Scanwell Health. The company was founded by Stephen Chen, who literally grew up in the diagnostics testing business. His family had built one [
A directive ordering Queensland Health staff to avoid upgrades to the state’s hospital electronic medical record system during parliamentary sitting weeks was recently reversed. After the email containing the directive was leaked, the state’s health minister Steven Miles revoked the directive. He said the timing of upgrades should be based on “what’s best for clinical care”.
On Saturday, U.S. District Judge Michael Simon in Portland, Oregon temporarily stopped the Trump administration from enacting a policy that would require visa-seeking immigrants to prove they could pay for health insurance in the United States or could cover “foreseeable” medical costs within 30 days of entering the country. If they couldn’t do those things? No visa.
About 27,000 work in health-care provider and support occupations, a think tank says.
The Labour Party leader fears the health service could be thrown open to Big Pharma companies after Brexit