Study: US Spends Far More on Health Care and Gets Less

The United States spends far more on health care on a per capita basis than other wealthy countries, and the reason is higher prices, not greater utilization, according to a new study that appears in the January 2019 edition of Health Affairs. Researchers led by an expert from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public…

Study Indicates Medicare Benefit for Home-Based Personal Care Services Could Work

The results from a research project in Maryland appears to show that a Medicare benefit covering personal care services in the home could be useful and affordable The study by the Commonwealth Fund and researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, studied the Community First Choice Medicaid program in Maryland to learn more…