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We don’t need government-run healthcare to get affordable, universal coverage - Washington Post

A very interesting opinion piece (that dovetails with the last post of mine discussing that a large amount of lobbyists are out to kill the idea of Medicare for All). 433 more words

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What A French Doctor's Office Taught Me about Health Care - New York Times

I have found in my conversations with Americans that very few have any understanding of how bad American health care is compared to other industrialized countries. 55 more words

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Taking Surprise Medical Bills to Court - NY Times

With a growing number of people being sent to collections here in Jefferson County by JHC, this article points out a very interesting issue of whether the “contract” between a patient (especially one coming into an E.R.) and the hospital is a legal and binding contract for billing purposes. 25 more words

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Abuse of 340B Program Impacts Patient Care -Oncology Nursing News

Jefferson Healthcare and many other rural hospitals, take advantage of a Federal program called 340B.

As the article states:

This little-known federal program was created to help uninsured or vulnerable patients get access valuable medications regardless of their abilities to pay.

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