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How to Choose the Right Health Plan

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet |
When we're given a choice about our health care plans, we often choose badly.

Warren's Math Adds Up: Says Out-Of-Pocket Health Spending Will Total $11 Trillion In The Next Decade

Warren's Math Adds Up: Says Out-Of-Pocket Health Spending Will Total $11 Trillion In The Next Decade

By Shefali Luthra | Nov 13
If true, it would be a figure both staggering and significant to the unfolding debate, as Americans try to understand how Warren's brand of a single-payer health system could affect their pocketbooks.

A Quarter of Americans Have Gone Into Debt Because of the Holiday Season

A Quarter of Americans Have Gone Into Debt Because of the Holiday Season

Nov 13
Between purchasing the perfect gift, buying food to feed the whole family and traveling to see loved ones, over a quarter of Americans have gone into debt due to holiday spending, according to new research.

Warren Health Plan Departs From U.S. 'Social Insurance' Idea

Warren Health Plan Departs From U.S. 'Social Insurance' Idea

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 8
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's plan to pay for "Medicare for All" without raising taxes on the middle class departs from how the U.S. has traditionally financed bedrock social insurance programs.

Return To Sender: A Single Undeliverable Letter Can Mean Losing Medicaid

Return To Sender: A Single Undeliverable Letter Can Mean Losing Medicaid

By Markian Hawryluk | Nov 6
Colorado estimates about 15 percent of the 12 million letters from public assistance programs to 1.3 million members statewide are returned.

Obamacare's Star Ratings Offer A Glimmer Of Insight, But Not For All

Obamacare's Star Ratings Offer A Glimmer Of Insight, But Not For All

By Lauren Weber and Phil Galewitz | Nov 5
Star ratings are unlikely to play a big role in people's decision-making for the first year of the national rollout. Nearly a third of health plans on the federal exchanges don't yet have a quality rating.