Mired In Medical Debt? Federal Plan Would Update Overdue-Bill Collection Methods
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Mired In Medical Debt? Federal Plan Would Update Overdue-Bill Collection Methods

Elham Mirshafiei was at the library cramming for final exams during her senior year at California State University-Long Beach when she grew nauseated and started…

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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes
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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

[UPDATED at 2:55 p.m. ET] Happy Friday! I come bearing a medical ethical quandary for you to mull as you head into your weekend. Stumped…

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Churches Wipe Out Millions In Medical Debt For Others
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Churches Wipe Out Millions In Medical Debt For Others

The leaders of Pathway Church on the outskirts of Wichita, Kan., had no clue that the $22,000 they already had on hand for Easter would…

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California Gov. Newsom Proposes Penalty To Fund Health Insurance Subsidies
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California Gov. Newsom Proposes Penalty To Fund Health Insurance Subsidies

Claire Haas and her husband are at a health insurance crossroads. If they were single, each would qualify for a federal tax credit to help…

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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes
Posted in Abortion Cancer CMS Disparities Drug Costs FDA Health Care Costs Health Industry HHS Insurance Insurers Medicaid Medicaid Expansion Opioids Out-Of-Pocket Costs Pharmaceuticals Premiums Prescription Drugs Public Health Subsidies Substance Abuse The Health Law Trump Administration U.S. Congress Uninsured Women's Health

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Happy Friday! This week brought us one of the most perfect click-bait stories in recent memory — each part of it adding to the what…

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