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State insurance leaders, politicians and others have raised alarms about the slickly marketed membership campaigns.
For older adults, health care facilities can be difficult to navigate and, occasionally, perilous.
The top executive's departure 'is in no way related' to problems related to billing and collections, the system's president told employees.
The force behind the multimillion-dollar effort against banning surprise medical bills is not only medical professionals, but also private equity and venture capital firms.
Over six years, the state institution filed 36,000 lawsuits against patients seeking a total of more than $106 million in unpaid bills, a KHN analysis finds.
Sutter stands accused of violating California's antitrust laws by leveraging its market power to drive out competition and overcharge patients.
Not enough physicians know that Medicare will pay for nutritional counseling.
Hospital prices increased a whopping 42% from 2007 to 2014 for inpatient care and 25% for outpatient care, compared with 18% and 6% for physicians.
Centura Health Corp. abruptly terminated Barbara Morris, MD, a geriatrician who had planned to help a terminally ill patient end his life at his home.
Insurance premiums for Washington's individual market are rising less than 1% on average next year, and regulators credit much of that moderation to homegrown insurance companies.