All articles related to "health costs":

Medicaid expansion good for state budgets

Medicaid expansion does increase state spending, but the cost is covered by the federal revenue provided through the program, according to Benjamin Sommers, professor of health policy and economics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Op-ed: Surprise medical bills are ‘morally repugnant’

By some estimates, over half of Americans have received “surprise” medical bills that they thought would have been covered by insurance. In a December 9, 2019 Boston Globe opinion piece, Ashish Jha, K.T. Li Professor of Global Health…

Study: Widely used health care algorithm has racial bias

Significant racial bias has been found in an algorithm that helps hospital networks determine which patients may need further care, with whites favored over blacks, a new study found. In an algorithm from the health services company Optum,…