Researchers find association between obesity and HMB

April 19, 2021

“Researching how obesity impacts menstrual blood loss is important to improve the ways we prevent and treat the debilitating symptom of heavy menstrual bleeding,” said Jacqueline Maybin, MBChB, PhD, senior research fellow and honorary consultant gynecologist at the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health at the University of Edinburgh.

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Economic impact of coverage expansion for NIPT

April 15, 2021

Expanding coverage for noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) through a performance-based, risk-sharing agreement (PBRSA) resulted in a significant increase in NIPT use, a significant decrease in conventional prenatal screening methods, and a negligible increase in per member per month (PMPM) cost at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC) in New England.