This study provides the first comparison of trends in dementia prevalence in the U.S. population using 3 different dementia ascertainments/data sources. They found there are still substantial differences across measures in dementia prevalence among Blacks and Hispanics.
Drugs already being used to treat high blood pressure and cholesterol could reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, according to a new Schaeffer Center study of nearly 700,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
A USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative expert examines if the mandate meaningfully increased coverage and what can be learned from the ACA if policymakers want to achieve universal coverage in the future.
How will remanding Texas v. U.S. case to the lower court will affect the health care market? Drug manufacturers face tremendous scientific uncertainty while ACA funding has clearly become a major component in state spending.
Researchers examined data on charges for providers treating Medicare patients and compared them to Medicare’s set payment rate across specialties. They found specialties possessing the ability to surprise bill out-of-network patients higher charges relative to Medicare rates than other specialties.