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Left untreated, hepatitis C can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and the need for a liver transplant.
A pilot program allowed people with cancer, AIDS and other illnesses to receive hospice care without ending treatments for their conditions.
The court sided with the hospitals, which challenged a $1.6 billion Trump-era cut to 340B Medicare reimbursements.
However, Black people and uninsured folks with cancer were not as likely to access care via telemedicine.
The laws governing traditional Medicare don’t provide for coverage of self-administered diagnostic tests.
Every household can now order four free COVID-19 tests through a federal website. Here are other options for free tests.
Plus: The White House moves to ensure that future ACA health plans cost less, protect those with chronic illness and don’t discriminate.
Fewer Black patients than white patients with type 1 diabetes use high-tech tools to self-administer insulin and monitor their glucose.
Women residing in locations with historic housing discrimination have lower breast cancer survival rates.
Vaccines also prevented 100,000 hospitalizations and 39,000 deaths in this population.
Without access to affordable mental health care, therapy and trauma prevention, communities of color are fighting a losing battle.
A letter from 124 patient groups urges the White House to make drugs more affordable—and spells out how it can do so.
NAFLD is the leading indicator of mortality among Medicare beneficiaries with hepatocellular carcinoma.
In 2014, the Affordable Care Act allowed states to expand their Medicaid programs.
Staying home for chemotherapy infusions and other treatments can save time and reduce anxiety surrounding contracting the virus.
Many 5-star nursing homes have infection-control lapses.
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