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Are High Out-Of-Pocket Costs Forcing Patients To Settle For Substandard Care?


Rosemary Myers and her husband came to the oncology clinic with no major treatment decisions to make. Her breast cancer had metastasized to her brain many months ago, but after the metastasis was removed surgically, it had not shown signs of recurrence in any follow-up tests. 51 more words

6 things to know about non-embedded deductibles


Non-embedded deductibles are not economical for some families. For some families, such as married couples without children, non-embedded deductible plans can cause families to spend thousands of dollars in extra out-of-pocket expenses that otherwise would have been covered had they purchased individual plans with lower deductibles or embedded family plans.

Why doctors will stop bulk billing

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it ~ Mark Twain.

Although federal health bureaucrats seem to think bulk billing rates will increase, about… 850 more words