March 7, 2019
One health plan from a well-known insurer promises lower premiums — but warns that consumers may need to file their own claims and negotiate over charges from hospitals and doctors. Another does away with annual deductibles — but requires policyholders to pay extra if they need certain surgeries and procedures.
March 4, 2019
Understatement alert: The health insurance marketplace can be extremely confusing to navigate, and calling your dad around open enrollment time to help you narrow down your choices doesn't always help. He can tell you what he thinks is best, but when it comes to insurance, the best plan is the one that meets your unique financial, lifestyle, health, and family needs.
March 2, 2019
Questioning drug company CEOs last week, Sens. Charles Grassley and Ron Wyden hammered away at the importance of high list prices for prescription drugs, while the CEOs testifying before the Senate Finance Committee mostly tried to change the subject.
February 25, 2019
Aggressive sales and marketing of short-term limited duration insurance plans has created a buyer-beware situation for consumers, according to an assessment by researchers at the Georgetown University Center on Health Insurance Reforms.