Sheri Lewis of Seattle, who was enrolled in a health care sharing ministry, found out that the hip transplant she desperately needed was not covered.
Trump said his administration will “always protect patients with preexisting conditions.” But the White House’s policy does exactly the opposite.
Washington State’s “public option” health insurance plan aims to provide affordable coverage for people incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid.
One study found that plastic and maxillofacial surgeons billed their services out-of-network 23% of the time, more than any of the other 50 specialties analyzed.
While a number of states are adopting work requirements, the path has gotten murkier in recent months, both because of court rulings and political calculations.
The snake struck the 9-year-old on a nature trail. The total bill for treating the snakebite was $142,938, including $67,957 for four vials of antivenin.
Medicare has opted to pay hospitals with outpatient facilities that are “off campus” a lower rate, equivalent to what it pays independent doctors for visits.
Resources are available to help residents submit info from their 1095-A form by the April 15 tax deadline
Everyone, however, will see premiums go up. It’s unclear yet how much.
Twenty-five states have passed laws banning medical bills related to an emergency or other situations in which patients have no say in who is treating them.