Tag Archive | "Healthcare"

Pharma, drug

New Prescription Drug Pricing Law Brings “Substantial” Reform

On Aug. 16, President Joe Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which rose from the ashes of the Build Back Better Act (BBBA), a bill that failed to pass in 2021 after it could not gather enough support in the Senate.

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Pneumonia

There’s A Simple Way To Stop Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia From Killing People

Four years ago, when Karen Giuliano went to a Boston hospital for hip replacement surgery, she was given a pale-pink bucket of toiletries issued to patients in many hospitals.

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health insurance, health care debt

Health Care Debt: An Unexpected, Unhealthy Burden

Politicians like to talk about how many Americans have health insurance. But what we don’t discuss is how many Americans  —  with and without health coverage  —  still go into serious health care debt.

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Medicare Advantage, Medicare

Watchdogs Attack Medicare Advantage for Denying Care, Overcharging

Congress should crack down on Medicare Advantage health plans for seniors that sometimes deny patients vital medical care while overcharging the government billions of dollars every year.

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sad, self care

No Time for Self Care? Even Small Doses Can Help

The act of self care means using strategies that promote healthy functioning and enhance our well-being.

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surgery

A Surgery Shatters Retirement Plans And Leads To Bankruptcy

herrie and Michael Foy thought they’d made all the right preparations when they moved to rural southwestern Virginia after Michael retired from Consolidated Edison, New York’s largest utility.  

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