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Long-term complications of COVID-19 signals billions in healthcare costs ahead

Long-term complications of COVID-19 signals billions in healthcare costs ahead

Published 03/08/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Late in March, Laura Gross, 72, was recovering from gall bladder surgery in her Fort Lee, New Jersey, home when she [more…]

Even for insured women, having a baby in the U.S. is costly

Even for insured women, having a baby in the U.S. is costly

Published 08/01/2020

(Reuters Health) - In spite of protections baked into the Affordable Care Act, women who have health insurance through their employer may pay thousands of [more…]

When insurance covers IVF, more women use it

When insurance covers IVF, more women use it

Published 15/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - When insurance covers in vitro fertilization, more women struggling with infertility, especially those with limited financial resources, will use the method to [more…]

Americans spending more out-of-pocket on mental health than physical health

Americans spending more out-of-pocket on mental health than physical health

Published 08/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - Many insured Americans go out of network for mental health services, a new study suggests, despite the higher costs to them and [more…]

HIV-positive British living in Spain could lose healthcare post-Brexit

HIV-positive British living in Spain could lose healthcare post-Brexit

Published 14/10/2019

(Reuters Health) - British citizens with HIV who live in Spain could face serious healthcare challenges post-Brexit, potentially risking public health at large, researchers say. [more…]

Trump administration considers September unveiling of healthcare…

Trump administration considers September unveiling of healthcare…

Published 03/08/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is considering unveiling, as early as September, his healthcare plan as part of his presidential re-election campaign [more…]

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich

Published 15/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost [more…]

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care

Published 17/06/2019

For several decades, certain cancer centers have been allowed by the U.S. government to charge more for the care they give. A new study finds [more…]

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank…

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank…

Published 17/06/2019

(Reuters) - Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers’ health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new [more…]

Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths

Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths

Published 07/06/2019

(Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer middle-aged people are dying from heart disease, [more…]