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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.

In Search Of Insurance Savings, Consumers Can Get Unwittingly Wedged Into Narrow-Network Plans
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In Search Of Insurance Savings, Consumers Can Get Unwittingly Wedged Into Narrow-Network Plans

In searching to save money on monthly insurance premiums, people may unwittingly sign up for plans that limit choice of hospitals, doctors and other sources for health care.

States Act To Safeguard Young Cancer Patients' Chances To Have Children
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States Act To Safeguard Young Cancer Patients' Chances To Have Children

Some states are requiring insurance to pay for preserving eggs and sperm for young patients undergoing cancer chemotherapy so they have opportunities to have children later.

Fact Check: Who's Right On Protections For Preexisting Conditions? It's Complicated
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Fact Check: Who's Right On Protections For Preexisting Conditions? It's Complicated

Proposals to remove the ACA’s protections against discrimination in health insurance based upon preexisting conditions are both controversial and unclear, but they are being discussed in Congress and in political campaigns.

In the Balance: We Need to Ensure Access to Pain Management Options While Confronting the Opioid Crisis
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In the Balance: We Need to Ensure Access to Pain Management Options While Confronting the Opioid Crisis

In recognition of Pain Awareness Month, Phyllis Greenberger, HealthyWomen’s Senior Vice President for Science and Health Policy, reflects on the importance of safeguarding the health needs of chronic pain patients while confronting the opioid crisis.

Now Is the Time to Sign Up for Health Insurance and We Can Help
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Now Is the Time to Sign Up for Health Insurance and We Can Help

Let's make this year’s open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) a little easier. Check it out.

Hidden Drugs And Danger Lurk In Over-The-Counter Supplements, Study Finds
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Hidden Drugs And Danger Lurk In Over-The-Counter Supplements, Study Finds

Over the counter drugs and supplements may contain dangerous toxins or unapproved drug ingredients, so people who take them may be risking serious health problems.

No More Secrets: Congress Bans Pharmacist 'Gag Orders' On Drug Prices
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No More Secrets: Congress Bans Pharmacist 'Gag Orders' On Drug Prices

Federal law now prohibits contract “gag” clauses that prevent pharmacists from telling patients that the cash price for a medicine may be less than what they would pay under their insurance plan.

The Remedy For Surprise Medical Bills May Lie In Stitching Up Federal Law
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The Remedy For Surprise Medical Bills May Lie In Stitching Up Federal Law

When people get surprise medical bills because they received care from out-of-network providers or clinicians, state laws designed to protect them from huge bills may not apply when their job-based health insurance if from a company that self-insures.

What You Need to Know for Open Enrollment Health Insurance Season
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What You Need to Know for Open Enrollment Health Insurance Season

Open enrollment period is the only time you can make changes to your existing health insurance coverage. Here's what you should now to make the right choices.

Obamacare Premiums Dip For First Time. Some Call It A Correction.
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Obamacare Premiums Dip For First Time. Some Call It A Correction.

After dramatic increases in recent years, premiums for ACA insurance for individuals is going to decrease in many states next year for a variety of reasons.

'Contraception Deserts' Likely To Widen Under New Trump Administration Policy
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'Contraception Deserts' Likely To Widen Under New Trump Administration Policy

Federal policies that restrict access to clinics that provide women with contraception may mean women will only have access to clinics that offer few options and promote abstinence, or that have limited effectiveness in preventing pregnancies.

As Treatable As Diabetes? Lawmakers Push New Ways To Stem Opioid Addiction
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As Treatable As Diabetes? Lawmakers Push New Ways To Stem Opioid Addiction

When people are using medicines to treat their opioid use disorder – just like diabetics use insulin – and their insurance requires pre-authorization before they can get their monthly supply of their medicine, this puts them at great risk for relapse.

Now Is the Time to Sign Up for Health Insurance and We Can Help
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Now Is the Time to Sign Up for Health Insurance and We Can Help

Let's make this year’s open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) a little easier. Check it out.

Say 'No' to NIH Funding Cuts
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Say 'No' to NIH Funding Cuts

Preserve research on sex differences.