67% of people worry about unexpected medical bills, more than they dread insurance deductibles, drug costs or the basic staples of life: rent, food and gas.
Hospital that charged a teacher $108,951 for heart attack care slashed the bill to $332.29 — after news stories appeared about its surprise ‘balance’ billing.
The question is whether a California ballot initiative to limit the profit of dialysis clinics will protect lives or end them.
Conservative nonprofits are funneling “dark money” — difficult-to-trace funds behind TV ads, phone calls, and other efforts used to influence politics.
Seventy years ago, the Beveridge Report outlined a radical plan for a National Health Service to provide health care to all UK citizens, regardless of their income.
Using the tool is as easy as searching by procedure or treatment and entering a ZIP code to compare costs.