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Despite Drug Industry Claims, Higher List Prices Do Mean Higher Out-of-Pocket Costs for Many Patients

New research suggests that as the list price of brand name drugs rise, so do out-of-pocket medical costs for these drugs—at least for some patients. This is counter to a common industry claim that patients aren’t affected by list price increases. The study found a link between list prices rising and out-of-pocket…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicare, Martin Shkreli, Daraprim, Turing Pharmaceuticals, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Industry, Drug Pricing, Prescription drug, Health Sciences, U S Healthcare, Healthcare Reform In The United States, Pharmaceuticals Policy, Health Medical Pharma, Benjamin Rome


In 2020, Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Skipped Out on Medical Treatment Due to Cost

A new survey released this week suggests that more than 46 million American adults avoided getting the medical care they needed because they couldn’t afford it in 2020. Sadly, the results reflect a long-running problem in the U.S.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Labor, Articles, Social Issues, Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Health Economics, Federal Assistance In The United States, Healthcare Reform In The United States, Health Medical Pharma, Healthcare In The United States, Publicly Funded Health Care, Health Insurance In The United States, Health Care Finance In The United States


How to Pay Your Medical Bills Without Crowdfunding

A third of all donations through the popular crowdfunding site GoFundMe are for medical care, which isn’t surprising considering that the U.S. has the highest healthcare costs in the developed world. However, crowdfunding has its limits, as only a few campaigns reach or surpass their goal. You’ll want to exhaust all…Read more...
Tags: Health, Crowdfunding, Articles, Social Issues, Health Insurance, Lifehacks, Medicaid, Health Economics, Medical Billing, Federal Assistance In The United States, Healthcare Reform In The United States, Health Medical Pharma, Healthcare In The United States, Presidency Of Lyndon B Johnson, Health Care Prices In The United States


Why Medicare for All Must Be Part of the Green New Deal

In 1991, Larry Barragan got word that the oil refinery in Long Beach, California where he was working would be closing. It was one of the scariest moments of his career. Barragan was nervous about losing his income, but even worse was the thought of losing his health insurance, especially because his wife was pregnant…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Labor, Articles, Social Issues, Health Insurance, Medicare, Long Beach California, Barragán, Larry Barragan, Low Carbon Economy, Federal Assistance In The United States, Resource Economics, Healthcare Reform In The United States, Liberalism In The United States, Publicly Funded Health Care


How to Qualify for 100% Subsidized COBRA Premiums

As part of an expanded COBRA program, President Biden’s COVID relief bill includes a temporary healthcare subsidy that will cover 100% of your premiums if you’ve been laid off or have reduced hours of employment during the pandemic. Coverage is from April 1 to September 30, 2021, and is also available to people…Read more...
Tags: Labor, Social Issues, Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance, Medicare, Lifehacks, Biden, Internal Revenue Code, Internal Revenue Service, Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, Healthcare Reform In The United States, United States Federal Legislation, Statutory Law, Types Of Insurance, Presidency Of Ronald Reagan


How to Choose Your Obamacare Plan

Vowing to “undo the damage Trump has done,” President Biden has signed an executive order that opens a 90-day Affordable Care Act special enrollment period for people to sign up for health insurance.Read more...
Tags: Health, Politics, Labor, Environment, Social Issues, Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance, Medicare, Covered California, Lifehacks, Biden, Medicaid, Trump, Health Insurance Marketplace, High Deductible Health Plan, Entertainment_culture