Employers are encouraging employees to use lower-cost, high-quality providers because it saves employers money as well.
By Philip Moeller
As health care costs continue to rise, practitioners in India are working to lower prices -- and bring their innovations closer to American shores. Health City Cayman Islands is a new frontier for India’s largest for-profit hospital chain. Focused on…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
Consumers often do not understand that the cost of their health care is much higher than the out-of-pocket expenses they pay each year, writes columnist Philip Moeller.
By Philip Moeller
All I had wanted to know was my financial liability for a medical procedure. Who wouldn't?…
By Ivy Austin
By Elisabeth Rosenthal
If you're trying to leave the doctor's office without huge medical bills, here are the questions you need to ask.
By Elisabeth Ponsot, Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Last year, Consumer Reports found 30 percent of Americans with private health insurance have received a surprise bill, where their insurance plan paid less than they expected.
By PBS NewsHour
Under the Affordable Care Act, the expected health care price spikes for coming year range from 20 to 85 percent. Those who are covered by their employers are also paying more out of pocket. What’s behind the increases? Gwen Ifill…
By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
The data show that 14 drugs cost the federal government and Medicare beneficiaries more than $1 billion each, accounting for nearly a quarter of Medicare prescription drug spending in 2013. Most of those drugs are used to treat chronic conditions…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Despite questions about four challengers' legal right to bring their lawsuit, the Supreme Court probably will not be deterred from deciding whether millions of people covered by the health care overhaul are eligible for the subsidies that make their insurance…
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