One Third of Skilled Nursing Patients Harmed in Treatment

One-in-three patients in skilled nursing facilities suffered a medication error, infection or some other type of harm related to their treatment, according to agovernment report released today that underscores the widespread nature of the country’s patient harm problem. Doctors who reviewed the patients’ records determined that 59 percent of the errors and injuries were preventable. […]

The Alarming Facts About Millennials and Debt

Much has been written about millennials—if they are moving back with their parents, whether they are buying cars or homes, how much they are saving for retirement. There may not be consensus on all these issues but one thing is clear: Millennials and debt go hand-in-hand. Our research using data from the National Financial Capability […]

The ‘Value’ Trade-Off in High-Deductible Health Plans

A Kaiser Family Foundation survey published Thursday of people who buy insurance in the non-group market found that while many people may choose higher-deductible plans so they can pay a lower premium, they aren’t all that happy about it. It may just be the only way they can get a premium they feel they can afford. […]