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Without access to affordable mental health care, therapy and trauma prevention, communities of color are fighting a losing battle.
A letter from 124 patient groups urges the White House to make drugs more affordable—and spells out how it can do so.
NAFLD is the leading indicator of mortality among Medicare beneficiaries with hepatocellular carcinoma.
In 2014, the Affordable Care Act allowed states to expand their Medicaid programs.
Staying home for chemotherapy infusions and other treatments can save time and reduce anxiety surrounding contracting the virus.
Many 5-star nursing homes have infection-control lapses.
Though low, this figure is three times the rate of discontinuation seen in clinical trials.
But it comes with deep cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, cancer funds and other health and science programs.
Those with Medicare or Medicaid fared worse than those with private insurance.
Medicare Advantage plans have lower premiums than Medigap plans but can be very expensive if you have a serious disease such as cancer.
A better understanding of Medicare and Medicaid
The Trump administration had proposed changing which meds were covered, including HIV and cancer drugs.
The proposal rolls back nondiscrimination policies of the Affordable Care Act, notably for transgender people and women who had abortions.
Insurance companies can no longer implement harmful co-pay accumulator policies.
A look at the supply chain that results in very high costs for HIV and hepatitis C medications.
The patient advocacy coalition I Am Essential sent a letter to the HHS spelling out why the plan is dangerous.
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