Healthcare

How Much Consumers Can Afford to Pay, in an Emergency

About half of the population is concerned about being able to pay for an unexpected medical expense of less than $1,000, and 37% of individuals are very or somewhat concerned that they will be unable to pay for medical care next year, according to the results of a survey released …

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Long on Problems, Short on Solutions

As I have gotten older and lazier, I have come to adopt a saying that I think is very wise, especially for someone like me — don’t bring me a problem, bring me a solution. I was reminded of that clever saying as I read yet another article spotlighting another …

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Congress Announces Consensus to End Surprise Medical Bills

Members of both parties and in both chambers of Congress have reached a consensus on a bill that aims to protect patients from receiving surprise medical bills by prohibiting hospitals and healthcare providers from charging fees that a patient’s insurance will not cover and preventing patients from being billed when …

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