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More States Around The Country Address Surprise Billing
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More States Around The Country Address Surprise Billing

As surprise medical bills cause headaches for consumers around the country, some states have ramped up efforts to protect consumers. Consumers for Quality Care has reported on changes lawmakers are pursuing in Arizona, California, and other states to address the practice of balance and surprise billing. Now, lawmakers in Washington and Nevada are addressing the […]

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CA Families Struggle To Receive Mental Health Care
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CA Families Struggle To Receive Mental Health Care

In February 2018, Jill Williams brought her 25-year old son, Austin, to the Sutter Roseville emergency room. Austin, who has schizophrenia, was agitated, not speaking, and unable to walk. Around 11 p.m., Williams left the hospital to get some sleep. She asked the hospital to inform her when Austin was going to be discharged so […]

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Alaskans Fight Loopholes That Deny Coverage To Kids
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Alaskans Fight Loopholes That Deny Coverage To Kids

Brian Brubaker’s daughter, Emily, faces years of expensive dental work. She was born with a rare condition called ectodermal dysplasia, which affects hair, skin, and teeth. Because of the condition, Emily has no adult teeth and will have to have them surgically replaced. Children born with ectodermal dysplasia are among the four percent of individuals […]

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