Pregnant And Uninsured?

February 18, 2015

Uninsured women who learn they are pregnant outside of the regular three-month open enrollment period, which this year ended Sunday, can get stuck paying thousands of dollars for prenatal care and delivery — or worse, going without care. Advocacy groups are asking the administration to allow women to sign up whenever they become pregnant

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“There was a lot of excitement about it,” said Ms. Agrawal, the chief executive of Health Flights Solutions, adding that if Americans start traveling to Cuba for affordable medical treatments, it could mean a big economic boost for the country’s health system

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The device has the potential to save millions of lives

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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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