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Trump officials preparing to move forward with major step to lower Medicare drug prices

The Trump administration is preparing to move forward with a major proposal to lower drug prices and rulemaking could come as soon as this week,…

Five Important Questions About Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine As Reported By Kaiser Health News

Pfizer’s announcement on Monday that its COVID-19 shot appears to keep nine in 10 people from getting the disease sent its stock price rocketing. Many news reports…

HOW I ESCAPED HOSPITAL BILLING ERROR PRISON

The team at Escaping the Healthcare Prison is dedicated to showing how healthcare consumers can escape their PRISON. Each of us has been a healthcare…

Job-Based Health Insurance Costs Are Up 4% This Year, 55% in Past Decade, Says Kaiser Health News

Health insurance costs for Americans who get their coverage through work continued a relentless march upward with average family premiums rising 4% to $21,342 this…

Heartbreaking Bills, Lawsuit and Bankruptcy — Even With Insurance; Kaiser Health News

Matthew Fentress was just 25 when he passed out while stuffing cannolis as a cook for a senior living community six years ago. Doctors diagnosed…

ALERT!!!! Is Your Hospital Rated 1 Star by Medicare Their Lowest Rating?

CMS updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings Jan. 28, recognizing 228 hospitals with one star. CMS’ Hospital Compare website reports on quality measures for more than…

HOW I ESCAPED THE BIG PHARMA PRISON

The team at Escaping the Healthcare Prison is dedicated to showing how healthcare consumers can escape their PRISON. Each of us has been a healthcare…

FINDING PRICE ESTIMATES ON A HOSPITAL WEBSITE,,,GOOD LUCK Only 20% of the Hospitals Received an A Grade. Find Out Who They Are!

  CMS has mandated healthcare providers to publish 300 services and the associated payments they receive from insurance companies on January 1, 2021.  This information…

From Prisoner to Customer to Sophisticated Consumer

As previously predicted an appeal has been filed to the pricing transparency legislation. So now it’s time for everyone to ask “what is the healthcare…

From Prisoner to Customer to Sophisticated Consumer (We interrupt our previous segment to bring you important news)

Dear Healthcare Consumer- Pay attention! This is very important. On June 23, 2020, a federal judge ruled against the American Hospital Association in their lawsuit…

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