MONDAY, Oct. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery is the main treatment for melanoma -- a dangerous form of skin cancer -- but a patient's insurance could affect whether or not that cancer is quickly removed, new research suggests.
After reviewing thousands of melanoma cases, researchers at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center reported that patients...
FRIDAY, June 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- One in five people who gets commercial health insurance from Blue Cross and Blue Shield filled at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller in 2015, a new study finds.
The research also found that the number of members diagnosed with an opioid use disorder rose almost five-fold from 2010 to 2016.
Do you know the difference between a POS and a PPO? They aren't airport codes or lines on an eye chart -- they're actually types of healthcare plans. Modern healthcare follows its own rules and speaks its own language. With a little preparation, you'll be ready to navigate the healthcare maze and find a plan that's right for you.
What are the different kinds of healthcare plans?
Here's a rundown...