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UnitedHealthcare delays controversial ER policy following backlash

Dive Brief: UnitedHealthcare, the biggest private payer in the U.S., is delaying a controversial policy that could retroactively deny emergency room bills it deems non-emergent — potentially saddling patients with costly medical bills — following intense backlash from patient advocates and hospital groups. “Based on feedback from our provider partners and discussions with medical societies,… Read More »

New York City expected to significantly increase healthcare construction following pandemic

Between 2020 and 2023, the New York Building Congress anticipates total spending on construction for the healthcare sector to increase by 38% to exceed $ 9.4 billion during that period, according to a recent report. From 2016 to 2019, New York City spent more than $ 6.8 billion on healthcare construction. For the next three… Read More »

Majority of commercial patients may receive surprise bill following ambulance ride

Dive Brief: More than 70% of air and ground ambulance rides taken by members of a major commercial insurer between 2013 and 2017 involved a potential surprise bill, according to a study published Wednesday in Health Affairs. The amount billed to a patient was substantially higher for air ambulance services at a median of nearly… Read More »

Weight loss: Woman loses FIVE stone by following diet plan with three simple steps – Express

Snacking on processed foods is something many people find themselves doing, and combined with large portions at mealtimes, it can be easy to overeat. And, if your calorie consumption exceeds the amount of energy you burn, over time, it is possible to gain excess weight. This was an issue Lesley Walker encountered, with her weight… Read More »

FDA Approves Dextenza (dexamethasone ophthalmic insert) for the Treatment of Ocular Pain Following Ophthalmic Surgery

FDA Approves Dextenza (dexamethasone ophthalmic insert) for the Treatment of Ocular Pain Following Ophthalmic Surgery Print this page BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 3, 2018– Ocular Therapeutix™, Inc. a biopharmaceutical company focused on the formulation, development, and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration… Read More »