Phil Galewitz

Covid and Medicare Payments Spark Remote Patient Monitoring Boom

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Demand for help monitoring patients鈥 vital signs remotely has taken off since a Medicare change in 2019. Dozens of companies now push the service to help overburdened primary care doctors 鈥 and as a revenue stream. But some policy experts say its growth has outpaced oversight and evidence of effectiveness.

Colorado Isn鈥檛 Giving up on Its Drug Importation Dream

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Colorado hopes to join Florida to become only the second state authorized to import prescription drugs from Canada. But they鈥檙e hitting the same hurdles: drugmakers 鈥 and the FDA. Colorado officials recently amended their 2022 importation application with the Food and Drug Administration, in the process revealing new correspondence that shows the state鈥檚 so-far fruitless […]

Halfway Through 鈥楿nwinding,鈥 Medicaid Enrollment Is Down About 10 Million

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We鈥檙e halfway through the Medicaid 鈥渦nwinding,鈥 in which states are dropping people from the government health insurance program for the first time since the pandemic began. Millions of people have been dumped from the rolls since April, often for procedural issues like failing to respond to notices or return paperwork. But at the same time, […]

Alex Azar鈥檚 Unusual Spin Through the Revolving Door

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Washington鈥檚 infamous revolving door took an unusual turn for former 国产精品视频 and Human Services secretary Alex Azar. Azar spent about a decade with pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co. before coming to the nation鈥檚 capital to lead HHS in the Trump administration. But in September 2020, just a couple of months before former president Donald […]

Utah Survey Shows Why So Many People Were Dumped From Medicaid

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It鈥檚 one of the biggest mysteries in health policy: What happened to millions of Americans kicked out of Medicaid last year? A survey conducted for state officials in Utah, obtained by KFF 国产精品视频 News, holds some clues. Like many states, Utah terminated Medicaid coverage for a large share of enrollees whose eligibility was reevaluated in […]