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Physician and hospital spending sink to lowest point in more than 10 years

Hospital and physician spending has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic — so hard, in fact, that in April it reached its lowest point in more than a decade. A recent Altarum analysis shows that, due to the cancellation of elective procedures and low patient volume, tanking healthcare usage has contributed to a 24.3%… Read More »

Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 126 | A triple-episode ft. Bigfoot, Tictrac, Lifestance & many more

Today on Health in 2 Point 00, there’s been so much movement in digital health funding this week that we have a triple-episode. Bigfoot Biomedical raised $ 55 million in a Series C, Tictrac raised $ 7.5 million for employee wellness, Lifestance Health raised a whopping $ 1.2 billion, Maven acquired Bright Parenting, Higi raised… Read More »

US futures point to a pullback at the open

U.S. stock index futures were lower Friday morning, erasing some gains following a four-day winning streak on Wall Street. Around 5:20 a.m. ET,  Dow futures indicated a drop of more than 130 points at the open. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both slightly lower. The declines come after stocks climbed to all-time highs… Read More »

Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 103 | ACA Ruling, Sutter Health Settlement, & Bright Health

Health in 2 Point 00 Dec 31, 2019• Today, I’m closing out the year of Health in 2 Point 00 from the ski slopes. In Episode 103, Jess asks me about the ACA ruling that the individual mandate is unconstitutional, whether Sutter Health got what they deserved after the $ 575 million settlement, health insurer… Read More »