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Americans Skip Meds and Borrow Billions to Pay for Basic Health Care

Last year, Americans borrowed a whopping $ 88 billion to pay for their health care, according to a nationally representative survey. What’s more, 45 percent of respondents said they feared that a major health care crisis would lead to bankruptcy, and nearly 25 percent of respondents reported skipping medical treatments in order to cut costs.… Read More »

Feedback for lowering healthcare costs focuses on surprise billing, value-based care

Brief Published March 4, 2019 Dive Brief: Healthcare stakeholders and think tanks have responded to a Capitol Hill call for how best to lower healthcare costs. The Brookings Institute and the American Enterprise Institute offered a bipartisan response the groups said would both slow the race of healthcare costs and win support across the political spectrum.… Read More »

More than 50,000 people have died waiting for social care since Tories vowed to fix system

More than 50,000 elderly people have died waiting for social care since the Tories vowed to fix their broken system nearly two years ago. Frail pensioners are stranded at home without help as cash-strapped councils struggle to get carers out to them. It is now 700 days since the Tories promised a Green Paper to… Read More »