Who is the best DTC provider and payer for telehealth?

LiveHealth Online is the highest ranked direct-to-consumer telehealth provider, while Humana is the highest ranked health plan for telehealth services, a new report found. The J.D. Power U.S. Telehealth Satisfaction Study, released Thursday, ranked companies on four factors: customer service, consultation, enrollment and billing and payment. The survey received responses in June and July from … Read more

Insurance companies deny medical care. And that’s wrong. [PODCAST]

Subscribe to The Podcast by KevinMD. Catch up on old episodes! “Securing prior authorizations is a daily ordeal for most doctors’ offices. Doctors report that, on average, they must get insurance company approvals 41 times every week. Of the authorization requests that are denied, fully 73% ultimately get reversed and approved, but the delays cause … Read more

Is Elon Musk right about the future of medicine?

“Mark my words. AI (artificial intelligence) is more dangerous than the nukes.”– Elon Musk. The other day, as soon as I walked in to work, already running my usual ten minutes late, I was hustling from my office to the clinic when I saw one of our physician assistants in the hallway. Otherwise known for … Read more

Business growth requires effective change management

Change is all around us. From technological innovations to cultural shifts in the ways we live, play, and travel, our world is in a constant state of motion. Business is moving faster than ever, too, putting more emphasis on change management, which is now viewed as a necessity to guide companies through major adjustments. But … Read more

Economic uncertainty is the new norm, but financial insecurity doesn’t have to be

I’ve lived through multiple economic downturns since 1999. Bear markets and recessions can be scary. The uncertainty and fear can be exhausting. Currently we are in the midst of battling fears of record inflation, gas prices, an ongoing recession, interest rate instability, supply chain disruptions, insecurity in food, energy, and housing, along with surging debt … Read more

Journalists Dig In on the Fiscal Health of the Nation and Hospital Closures in Rural Missouri

Thank you for your interest in supporting Kaiser Health News (KHN), the nation’s leading nonprofit newsroom focused on health and health policy. We distribute our journalism for free and without advertising through media partners of all sizes and in communities large and small. We appreciate all forms of engagement from our readers and listeners, and … Read more

How drug prices are manipulated

I wondered whether to recommend Nuedexta for my elderly relative with worsening Alzheimer’s disease and daily spontaneous crying. Often she would deny feeling sad and couldn’t account for her sobbing.   Avanir Pharmaceuticals released Nuedexta in 2010 to treat pseudobulbar affect: involuntary emotional outbursts due to certain neurologic conditions or brain injury. I wasn’t sure … Read more

Traitement du rein en Inde à faible coût-GoMedii

Le rein est l’un des organes les plus importants du corps, étant donné son besoin d’éliminer les toxines de notre corps. Dans ce blog, vous saurez quels sont les symptômes que vous devez rechercher et ce qui se passe lorsque vous ressentez ces symptômes qui montrent que vous avez un rein faible. Obtenez votre traitement … Read more