Two Years After Infection, Half of People Hospitalized With COVID-19 Still Have at Least One Symptom

[ad_1] Half of the patients who were admitted to the hospital with COVID-19 still have at least one symptom two years later. Study of 1,192 participants hospitalized with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, between January 7th and May 29th, 2020, followed up at six months, 12 months, and two years after discharge. Physical and mental health […]

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Prices Paid to Hospitals by Private Insurers Were 224% of What Medicare Would Pay in 2020

[ad_1] According to a new RAND Corporation report, prices paid to hospitals during 2020 by employers and private insurers for both inpatient and outpatient services averaged 224% of what Medicare would have paid. Prices paid to hospitals during 2020 by employers and private insurers for both inpatient and outpatient services averaged 224% of what Medicare […]

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COVID-19 Treatment Remdesivir Dominated Hospital Drug Spending in 2021

[ad_1] Clinic and hospital drug spending increased due to higher usage and new drugs; price increases remained below inflation. The COVID-19 treatment remdesivir dominated hospital drug spending in 2021, accounting for nearly 10% of all pharmaceutical expenses and outpacing the next three drugs combined, according to the ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) National Trends […]

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