There's no way a simple throat swab intended to determine whether a patient has strep should cost more than a few hundred dollars (and in any other rich nation, it wouldn't).
Dignity Health said its employee, an ER nurse, failed to meet the deadline to add her premature newborn to its health plan, so she was responsible for the medical bills. It rejected her appeals for a year until ProPublica called.
The freshman rep from New York deployed her characteristically devastating questioning in the ACA hearings.
Despite awful framing of a healthcare question, Senator Warren hits it out of the park with her answer about Medicare For All.
Sen. Susan Collins of Maine discussed the warm welcome she received in Maine after her vote against the so-called "skinny repeal" bill, and shot down the Trump administration's talking points on "insurance bailouts."
Sen. Susan Collins on CNN's State of the Union discusses the warm welcome she received in Maine after she voted against the GOP's "skinny repeal" bill, the fact that Trump's threats won't change her vote, and knocks down the talking point that payments to subsidize low income Americans are a "bailout" for the insurance companies.
Fox News, Cashin' In, Nov. 29, 2014. Read more... http://crooksandliars.com/2014/11/cashin-crew-attacks-juan-williams-giving
The Affordable Care Act hasn't stopped insurance companies from seeking new and creative ways to shift costs to consumers.
If only they'd hire enough people to answer the phones. If only their computer systems worked.
The costs of Republican repeal are simply too high -- and these are the faces of those who will hurt the most.
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