Maryland to offer online shopping tool for common medical procedures
Kevin Volpp, director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, said that on a big-ticket item like a joint replacement even patients with high deductibles probably would meet that threshold and with insurance coverage would not face major added costs out of their own pockets.
Contraceptive Coverage and the Balance Between Conscience and Access
This Viewpoint by Ronit Y. Stahl & Holly Fernandez Lynch discusses the Trump administration’s 2017 change to ACA provisions, which exempts employers with religious or moral objections to contraception from including coverage for contraceptives in their insurance plans.
Cost of Military Transgender Care In The Spotlight
The cost of transgender health care is in the spotlight, both for veterans, and for active duty transgender troops. Mark Pauly discusses in a blog post.