Small practices with one or two physicians have lower overall spending than large practices.
The three-year return on investments for the prevention program was estimated to be as high as 42%.
Raising the cost of unhealthy foods significantly reduces their intake.
In the United States, dermatological conditions cost $75 billion in 2013, researchers say.
A high adherence to bronchiolitis clinical pathway recommendations is linked to shorter LOS and lower costs.
Tobacco-related diseases caused 12% of deaths among smokers aged 30 to 69 in 2012.
Studies suggest that significant out-of-pocket costs may harm low-income and chronically ill patients.
Strategy would encourage manufacturers and insurers to share accountability for clinical outcomes
The mean costs was lower and the mean number of quality-adjusted life-years was higher in the intervention group.
Without supplemental insurance, out-of-pocket costs average 25% of their annual earnings.
The number of patients living with CLL is projected to increase 55% by 2025 and costs are set to rise 590%.
Prescription drugs are the fastest growing expense, report shows.
Although a hospital may be in an insurance network, the treating physician may not be.
Direct and indirect remuneration fees and copay claw-back fees often skew the cost of prescription medications.
This study shows that considerable costs are associated with smoking, physical inactivity, obesity, hypertension and diabetes among employees.
This study shows that full-time, trained communication facilitators may improve quality of care for patients and reduce overall costs in the ICU.
Physician costs on health IT increased by 40% between 2009 and 2015 and are expected to continue increasing.
This study suggests that the US is spending $78.5 billion a year on health care, lost of productivity and treatment programs on opioid abusers.
This study shows that a multifaceted value-driven outcomes tool can reduce the cost of health care by identifying variability in costs and outcomes.
Despite an increasing number of Americans able to afford medications since ACA, millions still struggle, according to a recent study.
The pharmaceutical company has outlined steps to lower the financial burden of acquiring their products after price hike.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) increases treatment rates and decreases out-of-pocket spending, a report says.
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