health care cost

Commercial payers are spending almost twice as much on chemotherapy administered in hospital outpatient departments compared with therapy administered in physician offices.
Elderly patients with acute myeloid leukemia faced high health care costs in their first year following diagnosis.
Laws designed to equalize out-of-pocket costs faced by cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy — whether treated intravenously, with pills or liquid doses — are having mixed results.
A recent study investigated the drug utilization, health care resource utilization, and disease-related costs among patients with metastatic bladder cancer.

A Draft Evidence Report evaluating the economic outcomes of eight drugs used to treat multiple myeloma (MM) has been issued by the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), and it has already drawn criticism from a major drug developer.

Patients with diabetes who did not adhere to their treatment regimens were found to have 1.3 times higher medical costs than those who adhered.
Navigating Cancer’s triage software with the inclusion of symptom management pathways for cancer treatments has saved cancer care providers $3.4 million annually.
A recent comparative effectiveness study examined the relationship of ACPA status and accrued economic burden for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Recent research suggests that 73% of patients with cancer do not discuss the cost of care with their care team.