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Paying for Health Care

Here's Why Medical Debt Is Crippling Millions of Americans, and What You Can Do About It

Napala Pratini | Posted 12.09.2014 | Money
Napala Pratini

Credit card and financial debt may get all the hype, but medical debt collected by third-party collections agencies is roughly three times as large as both combined.

Medicare Control of Cost

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

Everyone, including the leaders of both Democratic and Republican parties, agrees that Medicare costs must be reined in. However, there is a core difference between the Republican and Democratic plans.

AP POLL: Majority Of Americans Support Taxing The Rich To Pay For Health Bill

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Americans don't want to shoulder the cost of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul themselves. They think the rich should p...

Who is the American Middle Class? Lessons for Health Care Reform

Drew Westen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Drew Westen

Before we start going after middle class taxpayers, both as good policy and good politics, we would do well to remember that the middle class is and always has been the backbone of our economy

Study: Americans Struggle To Pay For Health Care, With 40 Percent Delaying Treatments Or Services

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Americans are struggling to pay for healthcare in the ongoing economic recession, with a quarter saying they have had trouble in the past...

How Is Obama Going to Pay for Health Reform?

Howard Gleckman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Gleckman

Covering the uninsured may turn out to be the easy part. Paying for it will be the real challenge.