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Watch: What You Should Know About The New Rule On Short-Term Health Plans Feature
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Watch: What You Should Know About The New Rule On Short-Term Health Plans

Video discussion about the problems with short term health plans – also known as "skinny plans," which may have lower monthly premiums, but will not provide the benefits or protections required by the ACA.

Biosimilars and Women's Health: Realizing the Potential
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Biosimilars and Women's Health: Realizing the Potential

Biosimilars are powerful, life-changing medicines. Many chronic, debilitating autoimmune diseases that affect women in greater numbers than men, such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, can now be treated with biosimilars, as can breast cancer.

Biosimilars & Women's Health: Q&A
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Biosimilars & Women's Health: Q&A

Biosimilars are powerful, life-changing medicines. Many chronic, debilitating autoimmune diseases that affect women in greater numbers than men, such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, can now be treated with biosimilars, as can breast cancer.

Surprise Medical Bills:  A Bipartisanship Opportunity for Congress?
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Surprise Medical Bills: A Bipartisanship Opportunity for Congress?

Most Americans say the government should take action to prevent surprise medical bills. Here is what Congress is doing to fight them.

Stories of African-American Women Aging With HIV: 'My Life Wasn't What I Hoped It to Be'
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Stories of African-American Women Aging With HIV: 'My Life Wasn't What I Hoped It to Be'

African-American women aging with HIV often have histories of abuse and trauma, in addition to other medical conditions. A few share their stories.

Seven Key Things to Know When Choosing Health Insurance During Open Enrollment
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Seven Key Things to Know When Choosing Health Insurance During Open Enrollment

You can make good decisions about health care insurance by being informed about the options that make the most sense for you and your family.

Importation of Prescription Drugs—Soothing Salve or Irritating Lotion?
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Importation of Prescription Drugs—Soothing Salve or Irritating Lotion?

Importation of prescription drugs to lower costs is being proposed by the Trump Administration using demonstration projects and other pathways. Safety concerns and monitoring have yet to be addressed, but it could be human experimentation without informed

Violence Against Women Is Overlooked in Its Role in Opioid Epidemic
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Violence Against Women Is Overlooked in Its Role in Opioid Epidemic

Women who are subject to violence – often from intimate partners – are more likely to turn to opioids or other substances leading to further health and life problems, including increased risk for HIV infection.

Use Of Buprenorphine To Treat Opioid Addiction Proliferates In California
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Use Of Buprenorphine To Treat Opioid Addiction Proliferates In California

Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in California with Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) has increased through greater use of Buprenorphine – one of two major medicines used to treat OUD.

What You Need to Know to Enroll for Health Insurance for Next Year
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What You Need to Know to Enroll for Health Insurance for Next Year

Individuals and families can shop for a new Obamacare health insurance plan during the 2020 open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act.

Opioids: An Evolving Health Crisis for Women
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Opioids: An Evolving Health Crisis for Women

Opioids such as heroin and fentanyl, continue to harm women and families. Women are at greater risk for OUD because of biologic differences, and women also have higher rates of chronic pain.

Health Insurers Want You To Try Cheaper Drugs First, but That Can Hurt You
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Health Insurers Want You To Try Cheaper Drugs First, but That Can Hurt You

Insurance companies sometimes try to cut costs by substituting less expensive drugs for a specific drug prescription. That's raising problems in many cases, and actually causing harm.

Analysis: A Health Care Overhaul Could Kill 2 Million Jobs, And That's OK
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Analysis: A Health Care Overhaul Could Kill 2 Million Jobs, And That's OK

Health reform proposals like Medicare-for-all or Single Payer would shift around the health care system and could produce cost savings, but those savings would in part come from the elimination of jobs for insurance brokers, hospital staff, and others.