Cervical Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life

Don't let costs stop you from getting screened

Prevention & Screenings

You May Soon Be Able to Buy Hearing Aids Over the Counter at Your Local Pharmacy

Implementation of a new law will get hearing aids into ears more quickly and cheaply

Your Health

The Next Attack on the Affordable Care Act May Cost You Free Preventive Health Care

A provision of the Affordable Care Act makes it easier for patients to receive preventive care

Access & Affordability

Can Health Insurance Companies Charge the Unvaccinated Higher Premiums? What About Life Insurers? 5 Questions Answered

The average cost of a Covid-19 hospitalization in 2020 ran about $42,200 per patient. Will the unvaccinated be asked to bear more of the cost of treatment?

Your Health

Contraception Is Free to Women, Except When It’s Not

Despite the ACA's guarantees of free contraception coverage, obtaining the right product at no cost can be onerous

Sexual Health

No Vacancy: How a Shortage of Mental Health Beds Keeps Kids Trapped Inside ERs

In many parts of the U.S. and the world, demand for mental health care overwhelms supply

Access & Affordability

Hospital Prices Must Now Be Transparent. For Many Consumers, They’re Still Anyone’s Guess.

A new rule requires hospitals to post a range of actual prices, but some hospitals bury the data deep on their websites or have not disclosed the information at all

Access & Affordability

Health Is Infrastructure, Too

Special assistant to President Biden joins health experts for HealthyWomen's webinar to discuss how infrastructure impacts women's health care

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Time to Say Goodbye to Some Insurers’ Waivers for Covid Treatment Fees

A growing number of insurers are quietly ending those fee waivers for Covid-19 treatment on some or all policies

Access & Affordability

How to Get Prior Authorization for Your Patients

92% of doctors report that prior authorizations cause delays in patient care

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What You Need to Know About Prior Authorization

Without prior authorization, health insurers can deny coverage and not pay for services or treatments, but consumers can appeal

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Trans Day of Visibility Offers Chance for Community to Stand in Solidarity and Support

The pandemic has made it difficult for trans people to support one another in person, or celebrate important physical changes with friends

Your Care

What the American Rescue Plan Says About President Biden’s Health Care Priorities – and What They Mean for You

The Affordable Care Act is strengthened under the American Rescue Plan, giving greater access to health insurance at lower costs for millions of Americans

Access & Affordability

The ACA Marketplace Is Open Again for Insurance Sign-Ups. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Next week, the federal insurance exchange reopens for an unusual midyear special enrollment period

Access & Affordability