Black women are about 1.6 times as likely as whites to give birth more than three weeks before the due date
A provision of the Affordable Care Act makes it easier for patients to receive preventive care
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?
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
In addition to killing 600,000 Americans, Covid-19 is undermining the health of people who were never infected with the virus, but whose lives were devastated by the loss of jobs, homes and opportunities for the future
A new study says some of the nation's largest hospital systems kept filing lawsuits, liens and garnishments — and most were nonprofit
Even with insurance, José Mendoza owes nearly six times what Medicare would pay for an overnight test in a sleep lab
27 May 2021Access & Affordability
A growing number of insurers are quietly ending those fee waivers for Covid-19 treatment on some or all policies
27 Apr 2021Access & Affordability
Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis Brings More Attention to Solving Long-Ignored Racial Gaps in Health
Where someone lives is the greatest predictor of health and life expectancy. A person's ZIP code is also a good predictor of their race and ethnicity.
26 Apr 2021Access & Affordability