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CQC: Despite Coverage Gains, Americans Fear Health Care Costs Above Others New Survey Finds
16 hours Ago

CQC: Despite Coverage Gains, Americans Fear Health Care Costs Above Others New Survey Finds

WASHINGTON – A new health care survey released today found that Americans are acutely worried about paying for health care – even more than they worry about costs associated with retirement, college, housing or child care. The survey, conducted by Ipsos between March 13-25, 2018 via telephone, interviewed 1,700 adults and found that 85 percent […]

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CQC Comments On STLDI Proposed Rule
2 days Ago

CQC Comments On STLDI Proposed Rule

In a letter to The Secretaries of Health and Human Services, Treasury, and Labor, Consumers for Quality Care, Prevention Institute, Patient Power, National Minority Quality Forum, Autism Speaks, Epilepsy Foundation, National Partnership for Women & Families, Black Women’s Health Imperative, and First Focus commented on the new proposed rule on Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance. The Honorable […]

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Doctors Argue ‘Step Therapy’ Harmful For Patients
5 days Ago

Doctors Argue ‘Step Therapy’ Harmful For Patients

Doctors are speaking out against insurance companies’ use of ‘step therapy,’ in treatment approvals.  Insurers argue that the practice helps cap increasing drug costs but doctors argue that the practice is making their patients worse. Step therapy requires patients to try cheaper drugs before moving on to more expensive medications. Doctors are highlighting stories like […]

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