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Health care payments in the United States are more regressive than previously thought

Wealthy Pay Most to Finance U.S. Health Care

However, share of income is greatest among households with lowest income
Patients with heart failure

Postdischarge Mortality Up for Patients With Heart Failure

Of conditions targeted by Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, only heart failure mortality increased
Treatment with intravenous vitamin C

High-Dose IV Vitamin C Does Not Speed Resolution of Septic Shock

Combination of vitamin C, hydrocortisone, thiamine not superior to usual care with hydrocortisone alone
Many U.S. adults are misinformed about the influenza virus and the importance of flu vaccination

Many U.S. Adults Misinformed About the Flu, Vaccination

Only 49 percent of a national sample of U.S. adults reported having received the flu shot as of Dec. 2019
For young adults with supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage

Supratentorial ICH Outcomes Better in Young Blacks, Hispanics

Outcomes better compared with whites among young adults with supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage
Compliance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 is low

Fewer Than Half of Clinical Trials Comply With Reporting Laws

Compliance with Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 low, not improving
A nonprofit that develops and sells cheaper drugs will receive a $55 million investment from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and associated organizations to create cheaper versions of expensive generic drugs.

Major Insurers Offer $55 Million to Lower Generic Drug Costs

Nonprofit Civica Rx reached deal with Blue Cross Blue Shield and 18 of its member organizations
Intensive care units in hospitals with large numbers of minority patients have shown little improvement in critical illness mortality

Less Improvement in Outcomes Seen at Minority-Serving ICUs

Disparity found in risk for critical illness mortality at hospitals serving more minority patients
A fast-track review of a lawsuit that threatens the Affordable Care Act was rejected Tuesday by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Fast-Track Review of ACA Lawsuit Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

Decision means it is highly unlikely that they would decide the case before the 2020 election
The American College of Physicians says the U.S. health care system "is ill and needs a bold new prescription" that includes coverage for all Americans and lower costs.

ACP: Medicare for All Needed to Fix ‘Ill’ U.S. Health Care System

American College of Physicians has endorsed two proposals being discussed by Democratic presidential candidates