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California 国产精品视频 Care Pioneer Goes National, Girds for Partisan Skirmishes

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Anthony Wright, a champion for Californians鈥 health care rights, will take the helm of Families USA in Washington, D.C., where he plans to campaign for more affordable and accessible care nationally. He leaves 国产精品视频 Access California, where he helped outlaw surprise medical billing, require companies to report drug price increases, and cap hospital bills for uninsured patients.

Relieving the Growing Burden of Medical Debt

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Medical debt is a growing burden for millions of people around the country, from parents in Illinois to immigrants in Colorado to residents of the 鈥淒iabetes Belt鈥 across the South, and it鈥檚 now being recognized as a health-care problem. People often forgo care or prescriptions if they have debt, according to a KFF 国产精品视频 News […]

KFF 国产精品视频 News' 'What the 国产精品视频?': SCOTUS Ruling Strips Power From Federal 国产精品视频 Agencies

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In what will certainly be remembered as a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has overruled a 40-year-old precedent that gave federal agencies, rather than judges, the power to interpret ambiguous laws passed by Congress. Administrative experts say the decision will dramatically change the way key health agencies do business. Also, the court decided not to decide whether a federal law requiring hospitals to provide emergency care overrides Idaho鈥檚 near-total ban on abortion. Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico, Victoria Knight of Axios, and Joanne Kenen of Johns Hopkins University and Politico Magazine join KFF 国产精品视频 News chief Washington correspondent Julie Rovner to discuss these stories and more. Plus, for 鈥渆xtra credit,鈥 the panelists suggest health policy stories they read this week they think you should read, too.

Los Angeles County Approves Medical Debt Relief for Residents

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The most populous county in the U.S. is buying up and retiring millions of dollars in residents鈥 medical debt as part of its plan to tackle a $2.9 billion burden. But some health experts worry the initiative could incentivize hospitals to pursue debtors rather than boost financial assistance to patients.

An Arm and a Leg: Meet the Middleman鈥檚 Middleman

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Why are patients facing bigger bills than they expect for out-of-network care? In this episode of 鈥淎n Arm and a Leg,鈥 the show explains the hidden mechanics of MultiPlan, a data firm that helps health insurers set these rates and make bigger returns.

KFF 国产精品视频 News' 'What the 国产精品视频?': Live From Aspen: 国产精品视频 and the 2024 Elections

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国产精品视频 policy may not be the top issue in this year鈥檚 presidential and congressional elections, but it鈥檚 likely to play a key role. President Joe Biden and Democrats intend to hold Republicans responsible for the Supreme Court鈥檚 unpopular ruling overturning the right to abortion, and former President Donald Trump aims to take credit for government efforts to lower prescription drug prices 鈥 even in cases in which he played no role. Meanwhile, some critical health care issues, such as those involving Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act, are unlikely to get discussed much, even though the party in power after the elections would control the future of those programs. This week, in an episode taped before a live audience at the Aspen Ideas: 国产精品视频 festival in Aspen, Colorado, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Sandhya Raman of CQ Roll Call join KFF 国产精品视频 News鈥 Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more.