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Out-of-pocket health costs eat up about 18 percent of retirees’ incomes.
As lawmakers look for ways to stabilize the health law marketplaces, a number of ideas — such as expanding who can “buy in” to Medicare and Medicaid or pushing young adults off their parents’ plans into the marketplaces — might come into play.
Three-quarters of participants in a newly released study said they did not know of resources for comparing health care costs, while half said that if a website were available to provide such information, they would use it.
High-deductible health insurance plans linked to a health savings account cannot cover some care and drug expenses for chronic health conditions until the patient has met a deductible.
A key bill provision would likely lower premiums, but coverage would be skimpier with consumers left to figure out the trade-offs.
The Senate draft bill released Thursday to replace the Affordable Care Act risks creating a high-cost ghetto for those with preexisting conditions or long-term sickness, experts say.
A new study found that fewer than half of people with health savings accounts deposited any money in them in 2016.
The state health insurance exchange has instructed its participating health plans to submit alternative proposals for premium hikes that would offset the potential loss of an important source of federal funding.
The federal health law has opened up new options for young adults, but it can sometimes be confusing. A quick guide to the choices.
Exchange enrollees and insurers fret over a lawsuit that could end federal help with copays and deductibles.