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Trump administration proposes first rule on health-care cost transparency – Washington Post

The Trump administration proposed a rule Monday that would require hospitals to post online the health-care prices they have negotiated with insurers, about a month after President Trump signed an executive order aiming to give Americans more information about the cost of health services. Health insurers and providers have fiercely opposed having to publicly reveal… Read More »

25 Ways You Can Relax that Don’t Cost a Cent

Relaxation isn’t just a fun thing to do, it’s necessary to your overall health and wellbeing, says Lisa S. Larsen, PsyD, a licensed psychologist in private practice in Lancaster, California. Yet despite this basic need, many of us are really bad at relaxing. You can thank our modern go-go-go society, she says. “A high-stress lifestyle,… Read More »

Drug shortages cost hospitals close to $360 million annually in labor expenses

Drug shortages are challenging pharmacy teams in hospitals across the U.S. A new survey from Vizient finds that, on average, hospitals dedicate more than 8.6 million hours of additional labor hours annually to manage drug shortages. The financial impact adds up to just under $ 360 million annually in labor costs for time spent seeking… Read More »