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The Median Hospital Charge In the U.S. for COVID-19 Care Ranges From $34-45K

The median charge for hospitalizing a patient with COVID-19 ranged from $ 34,662 for people 23 to 30, and $ 45,683 for people between 51 and 60 years of age, according to FAIR Health’s research brief, Key Characteristics of COVID-19 Patients published July 14th, 2020. FAIR Health based these numbers on private insurance claims associated with… Read More »

Trump wears coronavirus mask publicly for first time during visit to Walter Reed military hospital

President Donald Trump wears a mask as he walks down the hallway during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, July 11, 2020. Patrick Semansky | AP President Donald Trump wore a mask during a public visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday, after long resisting… Read More »

Pennsylvania mandates more COVID-19 protections for hospital workers

Dive Brief: The Pennsylvania Department of Health this week issued an order requiring hospitals to update protocols ensuring staff safety throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. New policies include universal mask wearing for everyone entering a facility and comprehensive contact tracing among workers. Hospital staff who have been in contact with confirmed or probable COVID-19 cases must… Read More »

Russian factory recalls ventilator model linked to hospital fires

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian factory is recalling a model of ventilator linked to two fatal hospital fires in May in order to carry out further safety tests, state healthcare regulator documents showed on Wednesday. Russia suspended the use of some domestically-produced medical ventilators on May 13 while an investigation into the Aventa-M machines was… Read More »

Hospital costs to treat uninsured COVID-19 patients could top $40B

Dive Brief: The Trump administration’s plan to use the $ 100 billion in emergency COVID-19 funding approved March 27 to pay hospitals for treating the uninsured could take up as much as 40% of that funding, according to an analysis released Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Treating the uninsured for symptoms of the disease… Read More »

Modi Government Advises Elderly People Not to Go to Hospital for Routine Check-up Amid COVID-19 Spread

Elderly (Photo Credit: Pixabay) New Delhi, March 29: The government has issued a health advisory for the elderly population during the Covid-19 pandemic which includes advising them not to go for routine checkups to hospital. “Do not go to hospital for routine checkup or follow up. As far as possible make tele-consultation with your healthcare… Read More »