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Cutting-edge stories about updates and issues in health policy

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Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy in Communities of Color

Abner Mason - 3/15/2021 - 1

Vaccine hesitancy is common in communities of color based, in part, on historical harms inflicted by health care that led to a lack of trust.

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Why Infertility Treatments Should Be Covered by Insurance

David Adamson, M.D. - 2/27/2021 - 3

Infertility is a disease that deserves to be covered by health insurance. Compelling business and social reasons support this premise.

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The Medicare Coverage Gap: What Will the Donut Hole Look Like in 2021?

Lindsay M Engle - 1/18/2021 - 6

The Medicare coverage gap is present in most Medicare plans,but it’s been getting smaller in recent years. Here’s what to expect in 2021.

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Dentists: An Untapped Resource for Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Myechia Minter-Jordan, M.D. - 12/23/2020 - 1

Why dentists should be an integral part of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution & administration: broad reach, trust, & they’ve done it before.

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What Will Healthcare Look Like in a Post-COVID-19 World? (Part 1)

Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA - 12/22/2020 - 0

Notes from HLTH VRTL 2020: The future of healthcare post-COVID and anticipated impacts of changes on the care of autoimmune disease.

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In the Face of a Medicaid Tsunami, Telehealth is More Important Than Ever

Steven R. Newmark, JD, MPA - 11/30/2020 - 0

Telehealth utilization under Medicaid surged during the pandemic providing needed services to the vulnerable. Ongoing funding must be ensured

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Physician Compensation 2020: How Much Money Do U.S. Doctors Make Per Year?

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 11/8/2020 - 10

Doximity’s Physician Compensation report revealed that income growth slowed and the gender wage gap grew in 2020 due to the pandemic..

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