Five myths about health insurance

It is no wonder so many myths about health insurance persist. The U.S. health insurance system is opaque and labyrinthine, and at times purposely so. The current debate over whether ...

Health Plans That Nudge Patients to Do the Right Thing

As health care costs rise, Americans are increasingly on the hook to pay more for their care. This trend is more than just annoying — asking consumers to pay more for everything deters ...

So you think you can do without health insurance?

For a moment, I saw what looked like an explosion of white stars, then black cobwebs floated in and out of my field of view. I thought I must have become slightly dehydrated (I’d been ...

3 Health Insurance Misunderstandings That Could Cost You …

Health insurance is a critical aspect of your financial planning, but it’s also extremely difficult to understand. Health-insurance policies extend for dozens, or even hundreds, ...

Most health plans strive to make healthcare cost more

Health plan representatives are always saying that their plans are doing everything they can to control costs and deliver greater value. But the promised cost reductions almost never ...

Medicaid Is the Future of American Health Insurance

While liberals often say that their ultimate goal in health care is “Medicare for all,” the current debate over the Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act should ...

Read This Before You Buy Health Insurance

“…as grandmothers used to say, “Better to pay the grocer than the doctor.” — Michael Pollan Food writer Michael Pollan and countless grandmothers are right: ...

Trump’s budget cuts children’s health insurance program

President Donald Trump’s budget plans to cut the Children’s Health Insurance Program by at least 20% over the next two fiscal years and slash Medicaid, which covers millions ...

Nearly 20 Million Have Gained Health Insurance Since 2010

The number of Americans without health insurance has fallen drastically in recent years, according to new data from the National Center for Health Statistics. In 2016, there were 28.6 ...

Cost of Health Insurance Isn’t All About Fairness

  Should women have to pay more for health insurance than men? That has been a critical question for opponents of Republican health-care reform, and it requires grappling with ...
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