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U.S. health care is deeply unequal — and might get worse …

WEB5. Aging: Lower-income seniors are more likely to have disabilities and die younger. Even though age is the sole criteria for Medicare coverage — which is highly …

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Medical debt fuels mental health treatment gap

WEBEfforts to relieve some of the debt burden could actually worsen mental health, if the assistance is insufficient and winds up amplifying a patient's feelings of …

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Nation's health care tab projected to hit nearly $8 trillion …

WEBGrowing demand for care, record levels of insured patients and swelling Medicare enrollment will drive up annual health care spending to $7.7 trillion by 2032, up …

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Health care costs

WEBThough inflation pressures are receding, projected growth in health care spending is continuing to drive up the cost of care. Oct 13, 2023 - Health. Axios. Women pay billions more out of pocket for health care: …

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Health care providers losing up to $1B a day from …

WEBAssuming that between 5% and 10% of U.S. health care claims are affected by the attack, providers are losing between $500 million and $1 billion in daily revenue …

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UnitedHealth Group projects cyberattack costs to top …

WEBUnitedHealth Group expects costs from the massive cyberattack against its Change Healthcare unit to reach $2.3 billion to $2.45 billion this year, the company said …

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U.S. mental health care: Most Americans say it gets worse …

WEBThree in four adults think the U.S. health care system identifies and treats mental health issues worse than physical health concerns, according to a new Gallup …

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What J.D. Vance means for health policy

WEBSen. J.D. Vance doesn't adhere to traditional GOP orthodoxy on health care, staking out populist positions on issues like drug pricing while shying away from a full …

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UH is only Ohio hospital to crack first U.S. News ranking for

WEBCleveland Clinic wasn't the only local hospital system earning plaudits from U.S. News & World Report this week. Why it matters: University Hospitals Cleveland …

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The health care workforce crisis is already here

WEBThe health care workforce crisis is already here. Demoralized doctors and nurses are leaving the field, hospitals are sounding the alarm about workforce shortages …

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Change Healthcare cyberhack fallout ripples to consumers

WEBThe Change Healthcare cyberattack shook U.S. health care to its core for months and exposed major cyber vulnerabilities. But the likely ripple effects on …

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U.S. health care is increasingly like a casino

WEBU.S. health care is increasingly like a casino. For the decade-ish that I've been reporting on health care, insurance coverage has dominated conversations about …

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How ChatGPT is changing the health care industry, medicine

WEBA year after launching, ChatGPT is already changing medicine. It's passed medical licensing exams. It's advanced how researchers develop new medicines and cut …

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Unchecked hospital mergers increased health costs, study finds

WEBFederal regulators vastly under-enforced antitrust laws in the hospital sector in the last two decades, a new study finds.. Why it matters: Unchecked mergers during a …

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Surgeon General calls for warning labels on social media platforms …

WEBU.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy called on Congress Monday to require social media platforms to display warning labels alerting users of the potential harms the …

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Health care shortage concerns especially acute in rural Arizona

WEBArizona's shortage of medical providers has one in five Valley residents worried about accessing health care — and the concern is even more dire for people …

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What health care policy could be if a republican wins the

WEBContext: The early push to define the next GOP health agenda partly stems from Republicans' inability to agree on an ACA alternative after former President Trump …

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Major health insurance companies nearing too big to fail status

WEBMajor health insurance companies are nearing too big to fail status. Health insurance companies have swelled in both size and scope over the last decade, with the …

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Health care industry pushes back against cybersecurity proposal

WEB"The most well-resourced hospitals and health systems can spend all the money in the world, but they are facing a constant threat from people that have nothing …

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CVS Health expands to the home with $8B Signify Health deal

WEBCVS Health CEO Karen Lynch. Photo: Ron Flores for Axios. With its $8 billion acquisition of medical services provider Signify Health in the books, CVS Health is …

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Brave Health gets $40M to tackle gap in Medicaid mental health …

WEBBrave Health, a virtual care startup dedicated to mental health care for Medicaid members, raised $40 million in Series C funding led by Town Hall Ventures, …

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First Look: A new Republican health care plan

WEBA trio of policy experts from Stanford’s Hoover Institution are launching a new free-market health care plan this week that they're hoping will become the go-to …

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The U.S. health care system is full of monopolies

WEB“America’s health care crisis is brought you by monopoly,” Open Markets policy director Phil Longman said. Dialysis is a particularly stark example: Dialysis clinics …

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