Updates

Mar 10

Medicare premiums rise, tracking higher Rx and provider costs

Consumers enrolled in Medicare Part B experienced sticker shock this past year, as the journal Medical Economics

Mar 4

Health care costs rose faster than inflation in Washington State

If you live in Washington state and feel as though you spent a lot more on health care the past several years, it’s

Feb 22

Beware of bogus COVID-19 testing sites

As if there isn’t enough to worry about right now, Modern Healthcare reports the existence of fraudulent mobile

Feb 16

Consumer alert! California attorney general says healthcare “sharing” ministry scammed thousands

An Atlanta-based company that operates as an unregulated healthcare “sharing” ministry has run afoul of

Feb 8

The doctor didn’t show, but one family was still charged more than $1,000 for ER visit

Dhaval Bhatt and his wife, Mansi, were hit hard by fees from an emergency room – even though their son was never

Jan 27

Professor on prescription drug coupons: “Beware of what lies hidden within”

Have you ever used a coupon to get a discount on a prescription drug? Well, one University of California professor

Dec 21

The pricey Alzheimer’s drug isn’t just costing Alzheimer’s patients. It’s contributing to the increasing cost of Medicare premiums

We’ve talked about Biogen’s Alzheimer’s treatment, Aduhelm, before. It’s the first Alzheimer’s drug to be

Dec 13

Hearing benefits may be added to Medicare

Right now, lawmakers in Washington, D.C., are debating the budget and considering adding a Medicare hearing benefit to

Nov 30

Americans aren’t getting care they need because they’re worried about taking on more medical debt

As COVID-19 spread around the globe, many people delayed seeking medical care because they were worried about

Nov 17

Report: Big Pharma raised prices on 7 of the 10 most expensive prescription medications last year with NO justification

Here’s a report that will get your blood boiling: Manufacturers raised prices of seven of the costliest prescription



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