News tagged with affordability

Fewer americans burdened by medical bills

(HealthDay)—The number of Americans struggling to pay medical bills has declined every year since 2011 and particularly since 2013, a new government report shows.

Feb 26, 2015
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Obamacare won't swamp doctors, study contends

(HealthDay)—The greater number of Americans with health insurance under the Affordable Care Act will lead to only a slight increase in the use of medical services, and the health system can cope with the ...

Feb 25, 2015
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Americans still divided over Obamacare

(HealthDay)—The Affordable Care Act remains one of the most significant—and controversial—achievements of President Barack Obama's presidency.

Feb 19, 2015
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Productivity growth in US hospitals during 2002 to 2011

(HealthDay)—During 2002 to 2011, U.S. hospitals experienced productivity growth in treating Medicare patients with heart attack, heart failure, and pneumonia, according to a study published in the February ...

Feb 16, 2015
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Health insurers using drug coverage to discriminate

Some insurers offering health plans through the new federal marketplace may be using drug coverage decisions to discourage people with HIV from selecting their plans, according to a new study from Harvard ...

Jan 28, 2015
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Florida has highest number of enrollees under health law

Florida has eclipsed California to become the state with the highest number of consumers buying health coverage through new insurance markets under the Affordable Care Act, according to federal statistics released Wednesday.

Feb 18, 2015
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