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Health insurance tax, not rebates, greatest threat to affordability, UnitedHealth Group CEO says

UnitedHealth Group’s first quarter report Tuesday showing projected earnings for 2019 above expectations has helped to turn around sluggish health insurance performance on Wall Street that’s been blamed on a proposed policy to change the current drug rebate rule. During Tuesday’s earnings call, UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann said he is less concerned about the… 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 »