1395 Articles Matching "birth"

Medicaid birthing model yields success for CMS

Nov 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A federal initiative targeting pregnant Medicaid patients reduced medical costs for both mothers and their...
Read more

Birth Control Coverage Opt-Out Finalized by Trump Administration

Nov 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Birth Control Coverage Opt-Out Finalized by Trump AdministrationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/8/2018 12:00:00...
Read more

The Global Gulf In Fertility [Infographic]

Nov 10, 2018 , Forbes
According to a new study, the world has suffered a remarkable drop in fertility. Nearly half its countries have birth rates below the levels needed to maintain their population...
Read more

Which Type of Long-Term Birth Control is Best for You?

Nov 10, 2018 , WebMD
Tired of taking birth control pills? There are lots of other contraception choices that need less action on your part and that you can stop at any...
Read more

Smartphones, Summer Birth Could Raise Kids' Odds for Nearsightedness

Nov 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Smartphones, Summer Birth Could Raise Kids' Odds for NearsightednessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/7/2018 12:00:00...
Read more

Title X grantees must offer hormonal birth control, HHS says

Nov 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
After months of controversy — and litigation — over changes to the Title X family planning funding requirements, HHS has clarified that each network needs to include a provider that offers hormonal birth...
Read more

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Split Decision On Health Care

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call and Joanne Kenen of Politico discuss the Trump administration’s new birth control coverage rules and the potential impact of the midterm election results on health...
Read more

Companies Embark On Initiative With Hospitals To Chart Ways For Lowering High Costs Of Childbirth

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Few details have been worked out, but one approach is to recommend hospitals to workers where fewer complications and better outcomes occur. In other industry news, the CEO of Kaiser Permanente discusses the quality of care and its...
Read more

Administration Finalizes Rule Allowing Moral And Religious Exemptions For Health Law’s Birth Control Mandate

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The policy change is much more narrow than a previous proposed rule that is now stuck in the courts, and applies mainly to religious organizations, nonprofits and small businesses. Advocates, however, are already vowing to fight the rule in...
Read more

HHS finalizes rules to deny birth control for religious reasons

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
HHS has finalized a pair of rules that allow more companies to opt out of covering birth control for their...
Read more

U.S. companies team up with hospitals to reduce employee maternity costs

Nov 08, 2018 , Reuters
General Electric Co and other large companies are trying to chip away at rising childbirth costs for U.S. employees, working directly with hospitals to reduce cesarean sections and related complications....
Read more
A demo

Trump administration weakens Obamacare birth control coverage mandate

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
The Trump administration issued two final rules on Wednesday providing employers more flexibility with exemptions to deny women insurance coverage for birth control....
Read more

Screens, Summer Birth Linked to Vision Issues?

Nov 08, 2018 , WebMD
Kids born in the summer and who spend many hours playing on screens may be more at risk of becoming nearsighted, new research...
Read more

AI shows success in reducing premature births

Nov 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Kentucky-based Medicaid managed-care health insurer Passport Health Plan has introduced a pilot program to address the high rate of premature births among its members by using analytics to identify at-risk patient earlier in their...
Read more

Hims Launches Hers, A Direct-To-Consumer Site Selling Birth Control And Other Drugs

Nov 02, 2018 , Forbes
Men’s wellness brand Hims is launching a sister brand, Hers, selling acne creams, vitamins and one medication that’s faced a fair share of...
Read more

Preterm Births Rose In The U.S. For Third Year In A Row

Nov 02, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
According to a report by the March of Dimes, this increase comes on the heels of nearly a decade -- from 2007 to 2015 -- of declines....
Read more

Babies Born At Home Have More Diverse, Beneficial Bacteria, Study Finds

Nov 01, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Infants born at home have more diverse bacteria in their guts and feces, which may affect their developing immunity and metabolism, according to a study in Scientific Reports. Understanding why babies born at home have more diverse microbiota for at least a month after birth, compared with those bor......
Read more

White House Revising Controversial Proposal On Birth Control Coverage

Nov 01, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Affordable Care Act requires health plans to provide preventive care at no charge, and the Obama administration included contraception services in that category. The Trump administration says employers should be allowed to opt out if they have religious or moral objections. Other administration news includes efforts to claw back overpayments to Medicare Advantage plans and the defense of the president's plan on drug...
Read more

China birth rate set to continue decline this year: China Daily

Nov 01, 2018 , Reuters
China's birth rate is set to decline further this year as well as over the next few years, despite the country's 2016 move to relax its controversial "one-child policy", the China Daily newspaper said on Thursday, citing population experts....
Read more

Waiting a year between pregnancies lowers health risks, study says

Oct 31, 2018 , CNN Health
Women and their babies face health risks when there's less that 12 months between the birth of one child and the conception of the next, according to a new study....
Read more