Black, Hispanic or Latino, Spanish-speaking and Medicaid patients are more likely to be jumped over in line, which increases their odds of leaving before receiving treatment.
The groups, normally at odds, have found a source of common agreement in proposed rules meant to standardize data exchange processes.
Digital health startups across the globe raised $3.4 billion across 348 deals in the second quarter, with mega-rounds making up more than a quarter of all funding.
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The highly-anticipated data pegging the nation’s procedural disenrollment rate at 80% is higher than other, more recent estimates.
A data breach earlier this year has affected tens of millions of individuals to date, and also compromised the sensitive personal and medical information of Medicare seniors.
The departure of CFO James Kehoe comes as recent financial results for Walgreens, which is working to transition from a pharmacy chain to a healthcare services company, have underperformed market expectations.
The lawsuit alleged the health IT vendor monopolized e-prescription drug markets for routing and eligibility through exclusivity agreements, threats and other exclusionary conduct.
The payer lost 262,700 Medicaid members in the second quarter, dropping its total Medicaid lives to just over 16 million.
Sanford and Fairview explored all options to keep the merger viable, but ultimately were forced to end the process due to a lack of support in Minnesota, Sanford CEO Bill Gassen said.