MHE May 2021

Lung Cancer Screening Has Had Few Takers. Will Updated Recommendations Make a Difference?

May 20, 2021

A small fraction of those who were eligible under previous U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations were screened with low-dose CT scans. New recommendations will make an additional 6.4 million Americans eligible, but a number of barriers to screening remain.

Herd Immunity May Depend on Persuading “Conspiracy Believers”

May 11, 2021

The supply side of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout has garnered most of the attention. But a recent survey on American beliefs about the vaccines suggests that the bigger problem may be on the demand side of the equation.

AIDS Group Says ACA Plan Copay Accumulators are More Common Than Not

May 10, 2021

Copay accumulators are a common feature in health insurance plans sold on the ACA exchanges, according to a recent report from an AIDS advocacy group that wants the Biden administration to reverse a decision made by the Trump administration that allowed continued use of accumulators.