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A detailed analysis of American ER bills reveals rampant, impossible-to-avoid price-gouging

For more than a year, Vox's Sarah Kliff has been investigating hospital price-gouging in America, collecting hospital bills from her readers and comparing them, chasing up anomalies and pulling on threads, producing a stream of outstanding reports on her findings. In her latest installment, Kliff digs deep into the famously bizarre world of ER bills and points out some of the most egregious ways in which these are rigged. For example, if you are injured and also financially precarious, yo...
Tags: Health, Post, Florida, News, America, Seattle, Vox, ACA, Kliff, Sarah Kliff, Late Stage Capitalism, Emergency Rooms, Medicare For All, Single-payer Healthcare, Sarah Kliff Vox, Grifter Capitalism


What many Trump supporters believe about the promised elimination of the ACA

Photo: Matt Johnson via Flickr Many people who gained coverage under the Affordable Care Act voted for Donald Trump, even though he promised to get rid of it and has not been crystal clear about what he would put in its place. Sarah Kliff of Vox traveled to Whitley County in Kentucky to find out why. In that county, coverage dropped by 60 percent (from 25 percent in 2013 to 10 percent now, according to Enroll America). Yet, 82 percent of them voted for Trump. It turns out that they felt saf...
Tags: Health, Obamacare, Washington, Kentucky, Insurance, Affordable Care Act, Election, Vox, Donald Trump, ACA, Sarah, Trump, Matt Bevin, Health Care Reform, Bevin, Kynect


Get county-level data to report on competition in insurance marketplace

As large insurers, such as United Healthcare, Humana and Aetna, drop out of the Healthcare.gov marketplace, consumers are left with fewer and fewer choices, especially in certain geographic areas. Sarah Kliff, Sarah Frostenson and Soo Oh of Vox gathered the data to show us just how little competition there will be: “There are currently 687 counties on the Healthcare.gov marketplace with just one insurer signed up to sell in 2017 — nearly four times the 182 counties that had one insurer this yea...
Tags: Health, Tools, Marketplace, Obamacare, Obama, Healthcare, Affordable Care Act, Vox, Insurers, Health Care Reform, Aetna, Kliff, Health data, Joanne Kenen


The Danger Of Treating Abortion As "Infrequent And Risky" -- Vox Highlights New Polling About Abortion Misinformation

Americans across the ideological spectrum share the fundamentally misinformed belief that abortion is an "infrequent and risky" procedure, according to a report by Vox's Sarah Kliff. On February 29, Kliff highlighted data from a that found most Americans significantly "overestimate the safety risks for women who have abortions" and underestimate the prevalence of abortion procedures. These "misperceptions," Kliff wrote, "help set the stage for the most recent wave of abortion restrictions," i...
Tags: Health, Supreme Court, Vox, Lucia Graves, Guttmacher Institute, Kliff, Texas HB, Hellerstedt, Gretchen Sisson, Katrina Kimport, Sisson, Kimport, Sarah Kliff, Julia Reticker Flynn, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health



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