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10 Mistakes People Make at Their Doctor Visits

Faceboo Mistake 1: Not Preparing The average doctor’s appointment lasts about 18 minutes. Preparing ahead of time will help you get the most out of those minutes. Make lists so you have important information readily...

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Guide to Reducing Hospital Bills for Lower-Income Patients

More than 27 million Americans lack any health insurance—58% of low-income working adults, 44% of young adults, and 35% of Latinx adults. In addition, almost 50% of nonelderly adults have insurance that requires high deductibles...

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How to Avoid a Surprise Bill for Your Coronavirus Test

More Americans are getting tested for coronavirus than ever before — and that could mean more surprise medical bills. Congress wrote rules in March that aimed to make coronavirus testing free for all Americans. Patients,...

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How to fight an outrageous medical bill, explained

I’ve come across some astounding charges investigating how emergency rooms bill patients. A woman in California fell off her bike and now faces a $20,243 bill. A patient in New Jersey never got past the...

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2020 Scorecard on Health System Performance by State

A state-by-state report measuring access to care, quality of care, health outcomes, and health disparities across the United States by David C. Radley, Sara R. Collins, and Jesse C. Baumgartner for The Commonwealth Fund. See...

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These Drugs Can Cause Memory Loss

Can a heartburn drug cause cognitive problems? By Matthew Solan, Harvard Men’s Health Watch. POSTED MARCH 21, 2016, 9:30 AM , UPDATED JUNE 23, 2020. A new study has shed light on one of the...

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Informed Consent

Informed consent is the process in which a health care provider educates a patient about the risks, benefits, and alternatives of a given procedure or intervention. The patient must be competent to make a voluntary...

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