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 ...

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 ...

Health

Medicare coverage varies for transgender hormone therapies

A new study has shown substantial variability in access to guideline-recommended hormone therapies for older transgender individuals insured through Medicare. The variability in Medicare coverage and out-of-pocket costs for ...

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