Health insurance that doesn’t cover the bills has flooded the market under Trump

18 September 2019 - The administration’s moves to weaken the Affordable Care Act have taken hold, and companies are cashing in. ...

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Does anyone really ‘love’ private health insurance?

17 September 2019 - I am alive today not because of insurance companies but despite them. ...

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Public plans covered only 26% of the 491 new drugs approved by Health Canada from 2009 to 2018; national pharmacare is an empty promise for 23.2 million Canadians now covered by private plans

11 September 2019 - Two new studies confirm the abysmal state of access to innovative medicines in Canada’s publicly funded drug ...

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Be grateful for your health insurance company

11 September 2019 - It has the thankless job of saying ‘no.’ But policing claims allows you to get better benefits. ...

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Drug formulary managers' use of step therapy can lead to sub-optimal outcomes

9 September 2019 - Over the past two decades the use of step therapy or edits by health insurers has ...

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More Americans went without health insurance last year. It's the first increase in almost a decade.

10 September 2019 - The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first increase in ...

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Cigna rolls out new plan to fully cover multi-million dollar gene therapies

5 September 2019 - Health insurer Cigna said on Thursday it had introduced a plan to fully cover costs for ...

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U.S. judge approves CVS purchase of insurer Aetna

5 September 2019 - A federal judge reviewing a Justice Department decision to allow U.S. pharmacy chain and benefits manager CVS ...

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Manitoba Liberals promise to opt into national Pharmacare program

4 September 2019 - Liberals say Pallister won't sign onto such a program but Tories say they've been trying to get ...

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$320 a night to stay in a public hospital after two funds slash rebate

4 September 2019 - Australians insured with HCF face hundreds of dollars per night in out-of-pocket fees if they are ...

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ACCC sues Medibank for incorrectly rejecting health insurance claims

3 September 2019 - Consumer watchdog alleges 60 members upgraded their policies needlessly to access coverage they had already paid for. ...

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More than half pay top dollar for health insurance

4 September 2019 - More than half of all health fund members now have the most ­extensive — and expensive ...

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'Remove rugs from aged care' to reduce health insurance costs, report says

22 August 2019 - The medical devices industry is pushing back against further reforms to lower the cost of hip ...

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Privately insured patients get VIP treatment in public hospitals

26 August 2019 - Public hospital admission is meant to be based on need. But it turns out private patients are ...

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Australia could be world leader with its digital medical data banks

26 August 2019 - Australia is behind global peers in adopting technology in healthcare but it has an opportunity to ...

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