The health law brought regulations to limit for the first time the cost-sharing in plans. An individual plan sold on an exchange can’t include out-of-pocket costs greater than $6,600. But the regulation still only applies to providers and specialists specified by the plan as “in-network.”

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Berman Institute deputy director for public health, Nancy Kass, comments on public health ethics the first patient with Ebola in the US

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Joan Kub discusses public health nursing and justice. Part of our continuing #NursingEthics series

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Patricia Davidson, Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, says yes. Part of our continuing #NursingEthics series

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Right to Try?

May 19, 2014

Our Dr. Yoram Unguru reacts to Colorado’s controversial, new ‘Right to Try’ law that allows terminally ill patients to have access to medication that has not been approved by the federal government.

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A Case for Oregon

June 21, 2013

Prioritizing and limiting services to expand access to healthcare

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A study in the New England Journal of Medicine casts doubt on whether increased access to Medicaid results in better health outcomes, and media on both sides of the aisle have been quick to spin the results

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Our Michelle Huckaby Lewis comments on ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the Sequel’ an op-ed by Rebecca Skloot

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