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End of Internet Subsidy Leaves Millions Facing Telehealth Disconnect

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When the clock struck midnight on May 31, more than 23 million low-income households were dropped from a federal internet subsidy program that for years had helped them get connected. The Affordable Connectivity Program was created in 2021, in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic, to help people plug into jobs, schools and health care by reducing their internet […]

Medicare Advantage Is Popular, but Some Beneficiaries Feel Buyer鈥檚 Remorse

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Medicare Advantage plans are booming 鈥 30.8 million of the 60 million Americans with Medicare are now enrolled in the private plans rather than the traditional government-run program. But a little-known fact: Once you鈥檙e in a Medicare Advantage plan, you may not be able to get out. Traditional Medicare usually requires beneficiaries to pay 20 […]

He Returned to the US for His Daughter鈥檚 Wedding. He Left With a $42,000 Hospital Bill.

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After emergency surgery, an American expatriate with Swiss insurance now carries the baggage of a five-figure bill. Costs for medical care in the U.S. can be two to three times the rates in other developed countries, so foreigners and expats with good insurance in their home countries need travel insurance to protect themselves from 鈥渃razy prices.鈥

Legal Questions, Inquiries Intensify Around Noble 国产精品视频鈥檚 Rural Missouri Hospital Closures

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A year after private equity-backed Noble 国产精品视频 shuttered two rural Missouri hospitals, a slew of lawsuits and state and federal investigations grind forward. Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey recently confirmed an 鈥渙ngoing鈥 investigation as former employees continue to go unpaid and cope with unpaid medical claims.