Category: health care costs

Hundreds of patients surprised by lawsuit filed by now non-existent hospital

Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon in Tennessee isn’t a hospital anymore. It doesn’t exist after Vanderbilt University

Family health care costs dipped last year, but it’s not why you might think

For the first time in 16 years, health care costs for a family of four dropped.  But it’s not because health

Want to retire? Make sure you check out the latest health care cost estimates first.

There’s no question that health care (finding it and paying for it) is a big factor when it comes to our decisions

Should drug company charity contributions be more transparent to combat opioid epidemic?

Pharmaceutical companies have given millions to charity organizations since 1997, which seems great.

Health care spending increased in 2019. Here’s where the money went

If it feels like you are constantly spending more for health care, that’s because you are.

Make your voice heard in 2021

At Voices for Affordable Health, our New Year’s resolution for 2021 is simple: Amplify your voices in Oregon and

Despite Medicare drug benefit, some seniors spend thousands each year

Congress has taken some steps to fix problems with the Medicare prescription drug benefit introduced in 2006. For

Retail prescription spending expected to outpace all other health care spending through 2026

As health care costs continue to rise, many Americans face difficult decisions about their health and financial

Why does the U.S. spend more for health care than other wealthy countries? Simple answer: Our prices are higher

American consumers spend almost twice as much for health care as their counterparts in other wealthy countries. Why? A

Washington group finds $282 million in unnecessary hospital costs for just one year

A Washington State nonprofit recently tried to put a price tag on the cost of unnecessary care – those screenings



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