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Medicare spends more on post-hospital care for seniors than private insurance — needlessly, says Health Affairs

Picture a woman in her 60s in the hospital after a heart attack or a hip replacement. As her hospital stay nears its end, her care team prepares her for the next step in her recovery, which might include time in a nursing home or rehabilitation facility, care at home or regular therapy appointments. But… Read More »

Court says CVS exec’s move to PillPack violated noncompete

Dive Brief: CVS Pharmacy’s agreement restricting a former senior executive’s future employment was valid and enforceable, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. The employee, who headed up CVS Caremark’s retail network, went to work for Amazon’s PillPack while the noncompete was still in effect, a move the judge found violated the agreement because he was providing… Read More »

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »