Increased use by people over 50 since the pandemic and state-level legalization seen in new study, with especially high use found in those who also engage in risky levels of alcohol use
Despite the raft of health care changes that occurred after the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010, racial and ethnic disparities in aging needs among older adults persist today, a new study shows.
Employment at nursing homes is 10.5% below pre-pandemic levels compared to 3.3% for hospitals and 1.6% for physician offices, according to a study by Thuy Nguyen and colleagues.
Chronic pain can present in multiple forms for multiple sclerosis patients. Some forms make it harder to stay active than others.
Patients insured by Medicare Part D can use a free online tool to compare plans and reduce out-of-pocket prescription drug expenses
Five-day limit from Michigan’s largest insurance company didn’t lead to increases in patients’ pain levels or decrease in satisfaction after common surgical procedures
The program is recommended by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services for patients who undergo heart valve repair or replacement
U-M research team finds that medications for opioid use disorder are rarely prescribed within 30 days of emergency department visits for opioid overdoses among patients with Medicaid
A team of gastroenterologists and hepatologists examine psychosocial factors in older Americans with gastrointestinal conditions
Children with Medicaid or other public insurance far less likely than those with private insurance to have had a vision check in the last year at a primary care office