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Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 10
Challenging the Trump administration on a top consumer issue, leading congressional liberals are proposing legislation that would radically reduce U.S. prescription drug bills by linking prices to lower costs in other countries.

Mutual of Omaha Changes PrEP Policy for Insurance Applicants

Mutual of Omaha Changes PrEP Policy for Insurance Applicants

Jan 10
One of the country's largest insurance providers has agreed to stop denying all forms of insurance, including life and long-term care insurance, to Massachusetts residents using the HIV prevention medication Truvada.

A National Crisis: Families Insured But Still in Debt

A National Crisis: Families Insured But Still in Debt

By JoNel Allecia | Dec 31
One in four Americans reported in a recent poll that the high cost of health care is the biggest concern facing their families.

Secret Santas: Charity Buys and Erases Past-Due Medical Debt

Secret Santas: Charity Buys and Erases Past-Due Medical Debt

By Mary Esch | Dec 24
Philip Sasser had a familiar, sinking feeling when he saw the yellow envelope in his mailbox. He figured it was another past-due medical bill, but it turned out to be quite the opposite.

Health Suffers Deep in the Troubled Heart of Texas

Health Suffers Deep in the Troubled Heart of Texas

By Sharon Jayson | Dec 18
The booming $1.8 trillion Texas economy rivals that of many countries and puts the state at the top of a host of rankings. But the familiar Texas braggadocio disappears when it comes to health care.

Trump Pushes Congress for New Health Law after Court Ruling

Trump Pushes Congress for New Health Law after Court Ruling

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 15
After a federal judge ruled that the Obama-era health overhaul was "invalid," President Donald Trump is looking to congressional leaders to come up with a replacement.

One Implant, Two Prices — It Depends on Who's Paying

One Implant, Two Prices — It Depends on Who's Paying

By Victoria Knight | Dec 14
Breast implants are just one example of how medical devices are significantly marked up by hospitals.

Need Health Insurance? Deadline is December 15

Need Health Insurance? Deadline is December 15

By Michelle Andrews | Dec 10
The annual open-enrollment period for people who buy their own insurance on the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces ends Dec. 15 in most states.

Thinking About Dropping Obamacare? You May Want to Reconsider

Thinking About Dropping Obamacare? You May Want to Reconsider

By Emily Bazar | Dec 5
It's a numbers game when it comes to determining the best options for health insurance in 2019.

In Health Insurance Wastelands, Rosier Options Crop Up for 2019

In Health Insurance Wastelands, Rosier Options Crop Up for 2019

By Jordon Rau | Nov 27
Two cities are experiencing something unprecedented: Premiums are sinking and choices are sprouting.

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