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2017 A Ground Breaking Year for Telehealth

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2017 was a ground breaking year for the world of telehealth. A large variety of healthcare providers have implemented telehealth into their practices during 2017, from psychiatrists to dermatologists many providers are reaping the benefits of online care options. Access to online care has never been better.

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More Working Americans Enrolled in High-Deductible Health Plans in 2017

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workers were enrolled in a high-deductible health plan in the first 9 months of 2017, according to the latest research published by the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the Centers for Disease Control in the U.S. million Americans in 2017. In the first nine months of 2017, 43.2% Over four in 10 U.S.

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The Number of Unintended Deaths From Car Accidents, Falls and Overdoses in America Grew 40% Between 1999 and 2017

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grew by 40% between 1999 and 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). There was three-times faster-paced growth in unintentional deaths in the later years of this study (2014-2017) than in the first seven years studied (1999-2006)–1.9% deaths per 100,000 in 2017. annual growth in the later years.

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OIG: UnitedHealthcare banked $3.7B in Medicare Advantage payments in 2017 through chart reviews, HRAs

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in Medicare Advantage payments in 2017 through chart reviews, HRAs. OIG: UnitedHealthcare banked $3.7B Thu, 10/21/2021 - 10:41.

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The Suicide Rate in America Increased by 40% between 2000 and 2017. Blue Collar Workers Were Much More At Risk.

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between 2000 and 2017, a 40% increase. The post The Suicide Rate in America Increased by 40% between 2000 and 2017. The rate of suicide in the U.S. rose from 12.9 per 100,000 population to 18.0 The CDC report bolsters this, compelling us to re-invest and commit to education as the macro social determinant of health it is.

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Medicare spent $1.4B on discarded Part B drugs in 2017 and 2018: report

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on discarded Part B drugs in 2017 and 2018: report. Medicare spent $1.4B Thu, 08/20/2020 - 15:02.

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AHA: Nonprofit hospitals delivered $100B in community benefits in 2017

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AHA: Nonprofit hospitals delivered $100B in community benefits in 2017. Wed, 07/15/2020 - 11:21.

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