Tag Archives: Chronic diseases

Obamacare's Effect on Drug Spending

Provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) drove out-of-pocket costs down, while increasing drug spending among 19 to 25-year-olds in 2011, according to research published on Wednesday. The decline observed in overall out-of-pocket spending last year was the “first on record,” and was “largely related to the introduction of the ‘donut-hole’ subsidy for Medicare Part […]
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Global Health Spotlight Turns to Chronic Disease

With donor fund levels sinking in the midst of a global fiscal crisis, multilateral institutions are finally having to face an issue they have avoided for years:  prioritizing time, people and resources to tackle a few health challenges rather than many. The UN Millennium Development Goals — now more than halfway toward a target completion […]
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