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Fewer People Are Having Trouble Paying Medical Bills, Thanks To Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 01.15.2015 | Business

The number of Americans struggling to pay medical bills fell last year for the first time in nearly a decade -- the latest sign that Obamacare is maki...

Why Your Hospital Will Start To Act More Like Amazon

Tomer Shoval | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Tomer Shoval

There is a massive shift in health care today that will change the way in which all of us interact with hospitals. And I'm not speaking about actual medical care or even the quality of the food in the cafeteria. I'm talking about how we pay for our medical bills.

Call Your Doctor... on a Rotary Phone

Tom Deegan | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Deegan

Private practices will not disappear, but increasingly they will become a niche to provide good old fashioned service to the generation in the habit of "going to see my doctor," while the more mobile young have already discovered the instant gratification of clinics and particularly the ERs.

One Man's Solution To Paying Off His Medical Bills: A $1,000 Cup Of 'Cool Aid'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business

For the low-price of $1,000, one man is offering customers a chance to drink to good health -- his own, that is. Tobin Northrup, 43, of Lakewood, O...

Obama's Health Care Is 'The Biggest Attack' On Wealth Inequality In 20 Years: NYT | David Leonhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For all the political and economic uncertainties about health reform, at least one thing seems clear: The bill that President Obama signed on Tuesday ...

Health Care Gift Cards: The Latest Stocking Stuffer

AP | SUZETTE LABOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MIAMI — Health care providers are rolling out a different sort of stocking stuffer: Gift cards that can be used to pay bills and insurance premi...

Health Care Reform 'Toothless,' Big Reforms Not Coming For Years

Washington Post | David S. Hilzenrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House has a message for Americans suffering under today's health insurance system: "Help is on the way." But not as fast as you might think...

Negotiators Haggle Over Baucus Health Care Bill Differences

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate health care negotiators said Monday they've narrowed their differences on a host of difficult issues with just a day or so l...