"If we could decide as a nation to change everything" to remove out-of-pocket costs for COVID-19 care, why not things like diabetes and pregnancy, too?
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There's no reason for health care insurance to be tied to employment in the United States, an expert argues. That's especially true as we face a pandemic.
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COVID-19 reveals the gaps in access to health care and in the health of Americans from marginalized groups. But it's a chance to work towards health equity, too.
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Almost all respondents in a new survey say they want dental insurance added to Medicare coverage. The report also shows cost is a barrier to dental health.
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Alcoholics Anonymous is almost always more effective than therapy, a new review shows. AA participation lowered health care costs, too.
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Poor planning in hospital operating rooms may be costing millions of dollars each year, new research shows. Simple fixes can help cut extra costs.
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Nearly half of adults in their 50s and early 60s aren't sure they'd be able to afford health insurance in retirement, a new survey shows.
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Average out-of-pocket health care spending for having a baby jumped from $3,069 in 2008 to $4,569 in 2015. "These are not small co-pays."
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Charges for air ambulance services in 2016 were as much as 9.5 times the rate Medicare allows. A market failure within the industry explains why.
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Why do rural patients pay higher health care premiums? New research finds it's not primarily an issue of having too few doctors.
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