Medical economics

33 million persons of all ages uninsured in 2019

In 2019, 33.0 million (10.2 percent) persons of all ages were uninsured, according to a study published online June 29 in the National Health Statistics Reports, a publication from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...

Health

Medicare for 60-year-olds not guaranteed to be a better deal

President Joe Biden and progressive Democrats have proposed to lower Medicare's eligibility age to 60, to help older adults get affordable coverage. But a new study finds that Medicare can be more expensive than other options, ...

Medical economics

Does health insurance improve individuals' financial well-being?

U.S. consumers hold trillions of dollars in debt, but they hold it very unevenly. "If you work with credit data and outcomes in the U.S., you see this tremendous variation both across states and within states," says Paul ...

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