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For patients with certain neurological conditions

Out-of-Pocket Costs Impact Neurologic Medication Adherence

Increased OOP costs tied to lower adherence in those with dementia, on gabapentinoids for neuropathy
Prescription medications

Prescription Medications Can Be Found on Craigslist

Advertisements found for insulin and albuterol, with analog insulin the most commonly advertised product
Progesterone may be beneficial for women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage

Progesterone May Prevent Miscarriage in Certain Women

Benefit, cost-effectiveness examined for women with previous miscarriage, early pregnancy bleeding
Unpaid adult caregivers are at higher risk for not having insurance and putting off necessary health services due to cost

Caregivers Are in Need of Better Health Care Coverage, Access

Caregivers at greater risk for lack of coverage, not accessing needed health care due to costs
From 2011 to 2018

2011 to 2018 Saw Decline in Problems Paying Medical Bills

Percent of persons in families with problems paying bills higher for women, children, non-Hispanic blacks
About one in five patients undergoing common elective operations performed with in-network primary surgeons and facilities have an out-of-network bill

Out-of-Network Billing Common for Surgery Within Network

Bills for about one in five undergoing elective ops performed with in-network primary surgeon, facility
Reference prices are associated with lower prices paid by employers and lower cost sharing by employees

Reference Pricing Linked to Lower Prices Paid by Employers

Cost sharing by employees lower, but time lag seen in physicians' prescribing habits
Using negotiated prices and a defined formulary

Negotiated Prices, Formulary Could Cut Medicare Rx Spending

Findings based on analysis of 31 different insulin products using 2017 VA formulary and prices
Kidney transplant graft failure is associated with additional medical costs of $78

Economic Burden of Kidney Transplant Graft Failure Quantified

For average patient, graft failure will impose medical costs of $78,079 and loss of 1.66 QALYs
Initial regimens recommended for most people with HIV are priced above $36

Costs of ART Regimens Increasing, Outpacing Inflation

Annual average wholesale price of initial ART regimens recommended for most persons with HIV >$36,000