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Most of cost is related to long-term care, little tied to potentially preventable hospitalizations
Small but growing proportion of drugs experiencing at least doubling in price
About 16.3 million events, totaling $173.7 billion in hospitalization costs, could occur in 2017 to 2021
Spending increased, but not uniformly, across all categories of health services from 2007 to 2016
Price for nitrofurantoin increased from $474.75 to $2,392 in August; exec cites 'moral imperative'
Seventeen percent of hospitals charge 700 percent of cost; 8 percent have markup over 1,000 percent
Expected price increase 20 percent for all drugs after shortage versus 9 percent in absence of shortage
Incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of 30 heart medications varied from cost-saving to costly
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo The Total Store Expo of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)...
Findings based on interviews with hospitals participating in Medicare bundled payments