November 2017

posted 11.27.2017
Editor’s note: The John A. Hartford Foundation, Administration for Community Living (ACL), The SCAN Foundation, Gary and Mary West Foundation, Marin Community Founda­tion and Colorado Health Foundation have united to fund a three-year grant to develop and establish the Aging and Disability…
posted 11.08.2017
By Carol Levine Hundreds of thousands of Medi­care beneficiaries who received “observation services as an out­patient” after January 1, 2009, may be eligible to participate in a class-action lawsuit to appeal those financially costly decisions. On July 31, 2017, in the case Alexander v. Price,…
posted 11.07.2017
By Andrew Reynolds Over the past several years, there has been a lot of interest in hepatitis C (HCV)—television commercials about new HCV drugs, increased media coverage on drug prices and even discussion among presidential candidates.For a disease called the “silent epidemic,” that’s a fair…