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Health Headlines for Tuesday, March 20

Republicans release new plan to lower health premiums, stabilize Obamacare markets

USA Today

Sen. Lamar Alexander and other congressional Republicans are pressing forward with their latest plan to stabilize Obamacare health insurance markets and help provide coverage for patients with high medical costs.

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The High Costs of Alzheimer’s

US News

Sharp increases in Alzheimer’s disease cases, deaths and costs are stressing the U.S. health care system and caregivers, a new report reveals.

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New York City Boosts Funds to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Wall Street Journal

New York City will add $22 million to its efforts to fight the opioid epidemic this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday.

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Upstate New Yorkers risking their lives by not being screened for colon cancer

Olean Times Herald

Tens of thousands of adults in upstate New York are gambling with their health by choosing not to be screened for colon cancer, according to research findings by Univera Healthcare.

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Paying Hospitals To Keep People Out Of Hospitals? It Works In Maryland.

Kaiser Health News

Saturdays at Mercy Medical Center used to be perversely lucrative. The dialysis clinic across the street was closed on weekends.

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