Medical economics

February 17, 2021
The ACA marketplace is open again for insurance sign-ups. Here's what you need to know thumbnail

The ACA marketplace is open again for insurance sign-ups. Here’s what you need to know

Credit: CC0 Public Domain For people who’ve been without health insurance during the pandemic, relief is in sight. In January, President Joe Biden signed an executive […]
February 13, 2021
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Biden administration to undo Medicaid work requirements

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with a bipartisan group of mayors and governors to discuss a coronavirus relief package, in the Oval Office of […]
January 30, 2021
Medicaid expansion in New York has improved maternal health, study finds thumbnail

Medicaid expansion in New York has improved maternal health, study finds

A study at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Columbia University Irving Medical Center has found that Medicaid expansion in 2014 in New York […]
December 23, 2020
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COVID-19 pandemic has shown the need to share precious intensive care bed resources across Europe

Credit: CC0 Public Domain New research shows that a majority of European anaesthesiologists and intensive care specialists believe that precious intensive care (ICU) capacity should be […]
December 21, 2020
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Singapore gets shot in the arm from global drug demand

Biochemists work inside a buffer preparation room at Takeda Pharmaceuticals (Asia Pacific) in Singapore. The city-state’s coronavirus-hit economy has received a shot in the arm from […]
December 20, 2020
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‘Obamacare’ enrollment rising as COVID-19 pandemic deepens

This image provided by U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service shows the website for HealthCare.gov. Government figures out Friday, Dec. 18 show sign-ups for “Obamacare” […]
November 6, 2020
ACA results in fewer low-income uninsured, but non-urgent ER visits haven't changed thumbnail

ACA results in fewer low-income uninsured, but non-urgent ER visits haven’t changed

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Since the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Medicaid expansion program went into effect 10 years ago, the U.S. has seen a larger reduction […]
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