What Will Healthcare Costs Be After COVID? PwC Looks Behind the 2021 Numbers

Health Populi

Whether healthcare spending in 2021 increases by double-digits or falls by one-third directly depends on how the coronavirus pandemic will play out over the rest of 2020, based on PwC’s annual report on medical cost trends for 2021. Patients Forgo Care Until 2021.”

Americans’ Sense of Well-Being Falls to Great Recession Levels, Gallup Finds

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Health Populi’s Hot Points: To further inform insights from the Gallup poll, I looked at a study From GfK on Navigating COVID-19, exploring changing consumers. The Great Recession was a direct hit on national and personal economics; health was an indirect impact.

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Stress in America ? COVID-19 Takes Toll on Finances, Education, Basic Needs and Parenting

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“The COVID-19 pandemic has altered every aspect of American life, from health and work to education and exercise,” the new Stress in America 2020 study from the American Psychological Association begins. economic growth in 2020 and into 2021.

Trust My Doctor and Fear the Office: The Telehealth Opportunity in and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

Health Populi

However, as patients continue to be concerned about exposure to COVID-19, 3 in 5 are concerned about being at-risk to the virus in their doctor’s office, according to research from the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) and AMCP , the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy.

How COVID-19 is Hurting Americans’ Home Economics in 2020

Health Populi

economy, impacting jobs, wages, and health insurance rolls. We learn about these fiscal hits from COVID-10 from the latest Health Tracking Poll from Kaiser Family Foundation , published 24 April 2020. health consumers in and beyond 2020.

Health Care In the COVID-19 Era – PwC Finds Self-Rationing of Care and Meds Especially for Chronic Care

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are self-rationing care in the era of COVID-19 by cutting spending on health care visits and prescription drugs. PwC explored how COVID-19 is influencing consumers’ health care behaviors in survey research conducted in early April by the Health Research Institute.

How will Covid-19 affect employers’ healthcare costs? It depends, says PwC report

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Soon, they will be picking health plans for 2021, and the pandemic will certainly go into that calculus. According to the report, the medical cost trend could increase between 4% and 10% in 2021. [link].

Drive-Thru Health, In and After the Pandemic

Health Populi

Another friend’s dog needed to see the veterinarian, who also organized a drive-up service for pet health care. Enter health care into the drive-through and drive-up era. Retail health in suburban pharmacies had already offered drive-up service the way banks have done for decades.

5 Niche Telemedicine Specialties That Might Surprise You

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Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty?

New mothers to be offered NHS counselling by Skype to tackle post-natal depression

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Laura Donnelly, Health Editor at the Telegraph reports on how new mothers will be offered counselling by Skype under NHS plans to tackle post-natal depression.

Join us at “Transforming Community Pharmacies in to High Street Clinics”

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The conference will highlight the potential of delivering high quality and easily accessible, personalised healthcare in North East London, including clinical and public health services and the NHS 10-year plan.