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Disaster Looms As Millions Of Americans Set To Lose Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

Disaster Looms As Millions Of Americans Set To Lose Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance With a record 3.3 million people filing for unemployment du.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 26th, 2020

New Yorkers spend less on health care than other Americans

New York families with employer-sponsored coverage had the second-lowest annual spending on health insurance premiums and out-of-pocket costs among workers in the 50 states and the District of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

Liz Weston: Can your employer cure your money woes?

Millions of Americans get their health insurance and retirement accounts through their employers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 11th, 2019

Scores of Americans are losing their health insurance along with their jobs. Here"s what the 2020 presidential candidates would do for them.

Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Millions of Americans are losing their jobs and their health insurance as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Around half of Americans get their insurance through employers. Biden, Sanders, a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 31st, 2020

Mass job losses threaten to leave millions in US uninsured

A record 3.28 million people filed for unemployment insurance last week as the coronavirus locked down business activity across the U.S., raising the possibility that millions could lose health coverage during a global crisis......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 26th, 2020

How much does coronavirus treatment cost? Getting tested is now free, but treatment is expensive

These estimates were based on 2018 hospitalization costs for pneumonia patients with employer-sponsored health insurance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 24th, 2020

Premiums keep rising, but employers aren"t changing health insurance carriers

As a number of Americans struggle with health care costs, employer-sponsored health insurance premiums are rising faster than wages. That’s according to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s annual employer health benefits survey, which found work.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2019

Health care is getting more expensive, and low-wage workers are bearing the cost

Is the rapidly rising cost of employer-sponsored health insurance sustainable?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 1st, 2019

Column: Trump is proposing to reduce the employer health insurance system to utter chaos

Trump's position on the notorious Texas-led attack on Obamacare would be disastrous for employer-sponsored health plans Trump's position on the notorious Texas-led attack on Obamacare would be disastrous for employer-sponsored health plans.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 23rd, 2019

Collective Health, a health-tech startup that seeks to simplify employer-provided health-care, raises $205 million in funding round

Collective Health, a San Francisco, Calif.-based health-care technology startup that seeks to simplify employer-sponsored health insurance, has raised $205 million in its latest funding round, the company said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 18th, 2019

Two Charged in Anthem Breach That Exposed the Personal Data of 78 Million Americans

Federal prosecutors have charged two individuals in connection to the 2014 data breach of a major health insurance provider that exposed the personal data of tens of millions of Americans......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 10th, 2019

Paying a premium on premiums: Rising health insurance costs outpace wage growth

Employer-sponsored health insurance costs rose again this year, bringing the family averages close to $20,000 and individual cost to nearly $7,000 – largely as a result of increasing health care cost.  According to a report by the Kaiser Family.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2018

Millions of Americans Could Face a Surprise Medical Bill Next Year. Here"s What To Know

A flood of surprise hospital bills could start arriving in U.S. mailboxes as early as January unless two giant for-profit health care companies resolve a dispute over whether thousands of doctors remain in patients’ insurance networks......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 8th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Texas judge strikes down Obama-era Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional

The Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional without its insurance-coverage penalty, a Texas federal judge ruled Friday, thrusting the embattled health law’s future and coverage for millions of Americans into question......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 14th, 2018

As millions lose jobs, Fed says recession is here

The U.S. recession is here. How long it will last will depend on the course of a viral pandemic that could still kill hundreds of thousands of Americans and has most of the country under lockdowns aimed at slowing the infection's spread......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral14 hr. 10 min. ago

As millions lose jobs, Fed policymakers say recession is here

The U.S. recession is here. How long it will last will depend on the course of a viral pandemic that could still kill hundreds of thousands of Americans, and has most of the country under lockdowns aimed at slowing the infection's spread......»»

Category: topSource: reuters14 hr. 10 min. ago

Retailers under growing pressure to let workers wear masks

Federal health officials appear ready to recommend that Americans of all ages start wearing masks for protection against the coronavirus, but millions of retail workers have been interacting with the public for weeks without them......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

If you"re hospitalized with COVID-19 and don"t have insurance, you"ll likely owe $73,000. One chart shows how broken the system is for the most vulnerable.

JohnnyGreig/Getty Images Uninsured Americans with COVID-19 would pay an estimated average of $73,300 for a 6-day hospital stay, according to a recent report by FAIR Health. Ther.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

Economic Preview: Jobless claims set to soar by the millions as layoffs surge due to coronavirus shutdowns

Several million Americans have already been laid off or furloughed because of the coronavirus crisis — and millions more may lose their jobs in the weeks ahead......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2020

Bringing Medical Marijuana To Latin America: "Our mission is to solve the regulatory puzzle"

According to an article from Harvard Health Publishing, the most common use for medical marijuana in the United States is pain control - an ailment that affects millions of Americans. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 25th, 2020

Trump challenged on his early bid to reopen economy

A week after millions of Americans began taking shelter at home from the coronavirus, health experts and investors warned against easing restrictions too soon even though the clampdown is devastating the U.S. economy. Yahaira Jacquez reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 24th, 2020