KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: All About Medicare

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Before “Medicare for All,” there was just Medicare, the very popular program that serves 60 million Americans age 65 and older or younger people with certain disabilities. But while Medicare […]

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Doctors Can Change Opioid Prescribing Habits, But Progress Comes In Small Doses

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). When they started practicing medicine, most surgeons say, there was little or no information about just how many pain pills patients needed after specific procedures. As a result, patients […]

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Doctors Argue Plans To Remedy Surprise Medical Bills Will ‘Shred’ The Safety Net

“What Congress is considering would cut money that vulnerable patients rely on the most. That means seniors, children and Americans who rely on Medicaid would be hurt. … Tell Congress we can end surprise billing without shredding the safety net.” […]

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Doctor que fue trabajador agrícola crea santuarios de atención médica

SOBRE NOTICIAS EN ESPAÑOL Noticias en español es una sección de Kaiser Health News que contiene traducciones de artículos de gran interés para la comunidad hispanohablante, y contenido original enfocado en la población hispana que vive en los Estados Unidos. […]

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Walmart Charts New Course By Steering Workers To High-Quality Imaging Centers

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Walmart Inc., the nation’s largest private employer, is worried that too many of its workers are having health conditions misdiagnosed, leading to unnecessary surgery and wasted health spending. The […]

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ ‘Conscience’ Rules, Rx Prices and Still More Medicare

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. In a new set of rules, the Trump administration wants to let not just doctors but almost any health care worker or organization decline to provide, participate in or […]

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