A Federal judge basically said that using the Preventive Services Task Force (a nongovernmental volunteer advisory panel) recommendations to compel the offering of free services violates the Constitution.
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Dani Yuengling researched how much a needle biopsy of a lump in her breast might cost. The hospital website showed it would be about $1,400 for someone without insurance. Her final bill was nearly three times that.
For-profit private equity groups buying up rural hospitals has resulted in horror stories of poor patient care, drug shortages and shut downs.
RIP Medical Debt is freeing patients of medical debt, thousands of people at a time—buying bundles of delinquent hospital bills and then simply erasing the obligation to repay them.
Big Pharma lobbyists spent enormous sums of money to defeat the Inflation Reduction Act which includes restoring Medicare's authority to negotiate drug prices. Thankfully, their opposition did not work this time.
Investigation reveals that medical debt, despite new attention from the White House and Congress, is a far more pervasive problem than previously reported.
The nursing homes industry has quietly developed what consumer attorneys and patient advocates say is a pernicious strategy of pursuing family and friends of patients despite federal law that was enacted to protect them from debt collection.
Elizabeth Weller could not receive the medical care she needed for a failing pregnancy because of a Texas law that banned abortion after six weeks.