MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Americans with sickle cell disease who have private insurance face average out-of-pocket costs of $1,300 a year and a lifetime total of $44,000, new research reveals. That means that their out-of-pocket expenses are nearly four times higher compared to people without the inheritedContinue Reading

THURSDAY, April 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Coverage for eligible, necessary care is denied each year to tens of thousands of seniors with private Medicare Advantage plans, U.S. federal investigators say. In a report released Thursday, the team from the inspector general’s office of the U.S. Department of Health andContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — U.S. cancer survivors under age 65 with medical-related financial struggles have an increased risk of early death, a new study finds. “Our findings show the need to address financial hardship to ensure that cancer survivors do not delay or forgo necessary care becauseContinue Reading