Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle expressing optimism about attacking a problem that has affected 57 percent of American adults,
The new app lets people with Original Medicare, caregivers and others quickly see if Medicare covers a specific medical item or service.
The price of a liter of basic saline solution ranged from $56 to $383, nearly seven times as much. A brain MRI with contrast ranged from $3,200 to $8,800.
The 2.8-percentage-point increase since that low represents a net increase of about seven million adults without health insurance.
Seventy-four percent of those polled, including nearly half of Republicans (47%), favor a national government plan like Medicare that is open to anyone.
For over a decade, we’ve been waiting for Washington to solve our healthcare woes. Now, with Washington in total dysfunction, states are looking for solutions.
Nearly a hundred rural hospitals in the United States have closed since 2010. Another 600-plus rural hospitals are at risk of closing,
Medical fundraisers now account for 1 in 3 of the website’s campaigns, and they bring in more money than any other GoFundMe category.