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Why Do People Stop Taking Their Meds? Cost Is Just One Reason

This article originally appeared on NPR. Almost one-third of people have stopped taking a prescription drug at some time without telling their health care provider, according to the latest NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll. And while cost certainly influences whether and how people take their drugs, only 10 percent of[…]

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Obamacare survives its latest threat — bare counties

This article originally appeared on Politico. President Donald Trump contends the health care law is “dead,” but residents of all but one county in America will be able to get an Obamacare health plan next year. Poised for their fifth enrollment cycle this fall, the Obamacare insurance markets are proving[…]

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White House not letting go of Obamacare repeal

This article originally appeared in Politico. The White House is trying to rebuild momentum for Obamacare repeal after it stalled, yet again, in the GOP Senate last week. Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) expected to meet Monday with top aides to President Donald Trump and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom[…]

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Health Care Costs are Driven by a Number of Factors

The outlines of the Affordable Care Act replacement from House Republicans is starting to emerge but without a broad consensus. Whether this comes with any agreement from Senate Republicans and/or the Trump Administration remains to be seen. In other words, this is going to be a very difficult process with[…]

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