Increase in more expensive hospital stays draws government scrutiny

March 04, 2021

Office of the Inspector General recommends CMS conduct targeted hospital reviews for possible upcoding violations.

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How Sex and Gender Disparities Affect Women during the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 02, 2021

Diverse Voices: COVID-19 and the Health of Women, a virtual speaker series run by the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH), presented compiled research on sex and gender disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to identifying issues of concern, the webinar offered actions to improve women’s health despite sex and gender disadvantages.

Study examines switching intentions in contraception use

March 01, 2021

When it comes to willingness to switch contraception method, a team of researchers has looked into whether method type, satisfaction with use, and confidence in correct use were independently associated with switching intentions.