Health Insurance

CDC: No Change in Level of Uninsured in U.S. in 2017

CDC: No Change in Level of Uninsured in U.S. in 2017

Overall, 9.1 percent of individuals in the United States were uninsured in 2017, which was not significantly different from the level in 2016.

Hip, Knee Replacements Overcharged by Hospitals?

Hip, Knee Replacements Overcharged by Hospitals?

Some US hospitals might be charging private insurers twice as much for knee and hip replacements as the implants typically cost.

American College of Physicians Urges Congress to Spare Obamacare

American College of Physicians Urges Congress to Spare Obamacare

The American College of Physicians (ACP) sent a letter to Capitol Hill this week, urging the new Republican-controlled Congress to refrain from repealing the Affordable Care Act.

Personal Health Care Spending On the Rise

Personal Health Care Spending On the Rise

Low back and neck pain were among the top medical conditions associated with high personal spending.

How Will the Trump Administration Affect the ACA?

How Will the Trump Administration Affect the ACA?

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The ACA is likely to be partially or fully repealed, though it is uncertain how physician practices and the benefits of the 20 million newly-insured will be affected.

Does The Expansion Of High-Deductible Plans Impact Physician Care?

Does The Expansion Of High-Deductible Plans Impact Physician Care?

Physicians must be able to balance provision of good clinical care with ability to limit costs.

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