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Aetna to Pay $17 Million After Mailers Revealed Names of People Taking HIV Meds [Updated]

The company will pay damages to people taking drugs to treat or prevent HIV and received letters that made this information visible.
Jesse Hicks
1.18.18
healthcare
healthcare

Preventing HIV Is a Matter of Privilege

How revolutionary is PrEP if vulnerable communities don't even have access to it?
Matthew Terrell
12.28.17
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

Here’s Who Should Get a Health Plan With a High Deductible

Money matters more than your health history.
Jessica Migala
12.1.17
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

Why Do We Have Health Insurance Companies Anyway?

Some doctors argue that their patients would fare better paying out of pocket.
Vishal Khetpal
10.13.17
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

What It’s Like to Be a Cancer Patient on the Obamacare Repeal Rollercoaster

Laura Packard buys her own health insurance. This year has been hell.
Susan Rinkunas
9.27.17
Tonic Talks
Tonic Talks

T-Boz is Not Here for People Trolling Her About Illness or Trump

The T in TLC, a sickle cell disease advocate, talks about managing chronic illness and as well as her haters.
Rajul Punjabi
9.14.17
Trumped
Trumped

Trump Admin Vows to Stabilize Insurance Market, Then Moves to Destabilize It

Trump has made no secret of his plan to “let Obamacare implode, then deal,” regardless of how many people get hurt along the way. Now they're slashed funding for Obamacare outreach by 90 percent.
Jesse Hicks
9.1.17
healthcare
healthcare

Please Don’t Gut Obamacare Out of Spite, Donald Trump

"The medical system had chewed me up and spit me out."
Kristine Kimmel
8.1.17
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

This Healthcare Bill Is Terrible for the Young and Healthy

It's the young and healthy who are most likely to get locked out of coverage when they really, really need it.
Jason Silverstein
7.14.17
We Asked
We Asked

Doctors Are Terrified for Their Patients Under Trumpcare

"Modern medicine will allow her to see her 70th birthday. But if this Senate bill becomes a reality, she might not live to see her 30th."
Dhruv Khullar
6.29.17
trumpcare
trumpcare

Crowdfunding is the Sad, Dark Future of Healthcare

Medical expenses are already the single largest crowdfunding category.
S.E. Smith
6.28.17
We Asked
We Asked

Seeing a Doctor Abroad is the Worst Kind of Culture Shock

Going to the doctor can be stressful at times—but going in another country is downright panic-inducing.
Olga Mecking
6.19.17