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Healthcare Reform News

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A survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that the average annual family premium is now nearly $21,000, with workers paying $6,015 of that.
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Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health care policy stories each week, so you don’t have to.
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Nonprofit hospitals admit they sent $2.7 billion in bills over the course of a year to patients who probably qualified for free or discounted care.
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New research suggests contraception and fewer pregnancies may be more responsible for the decline than state laws restricting abortion.
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Improvements in automatic speech transcription are beginning to have a significant impact on the workplace.
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House Democrats start legislative work on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s prescription drug pricing bill; health is again a featured player in the Democratic presidential candidate debate; and courts around the country hold up President Donald Trump’s health agenda. This week, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Tami Luhby of CNN, and Joanne Kenen of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more. Plus, for “extra credit,” the panelists recommend their favorite health stories of the week.
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Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health care policy stories each week, so you don't have to.
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U.S. political parties for years have argued about the role of government in providing health care and expanding coverage to more people. But as the cost of medical services continues to grow faster than most Americans’ incomes, even people with private insurance coverage are finding the cost of care becoming unaffordable, KHN’s Julie Rovner writes in a new article in BMJ.
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A federal appeals court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act could be a huge headache for the president and take Democrats’ focus off Medicare for all.
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In the Democratic primary, there have been clashes over the Obama administration’s policies. But even liberal voters who admire the former president prefer to look to the future.
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Warren's claim on health insurance and bankruptcy is narrow enough to hold up.
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A period of Medicare innovation has resulted in more “singles than home runs.”
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