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Nearly half of consumers are in debt due to medical bills, survey finds

Healthcare Dive

Many are struggling to afford their private health insurance and are unprepared for a medical emergency, a poll conducted for telehealth provider Babylon showed.

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CrowdHealth Secures $6M for Community-Powered Alternative to Health Insurance

HIT Consultant

CrowdHealth plans to reinvest that funding back into the company—growing the CrowdHealth community and providing more tools for members that want to take charge of their healthcare and affordably break free from health insurance. Why It Matters.


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Care access, affordability impeding long COVID patients, study finds

Healthcare Dive

Respondents had difficulty finding clinicians and health insurance and struggled to keep up with family medical bills in the previous year.

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3 in 4 Insured Americans Worried About Medical Bills — Especially Women

Health Populi

being covered by health insurance is one of the social determinants of health. Without a health plan, an uninsured person in America is far more likely to file for bankruptcy due to medical costs, and lack access to needed health care (and especially primary care). In the U.S.,

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The New Year Brings New Protection Against Surprise Medical Bills: What Consumers Need to Know

Center for Health Insurance Reform

As we enter 2022, consumers are now protected from many of the worst surprise medical bills. Continue reading → The post The New Year Brings New Protection Against Surprise Medical Bills: What Consumers Need to Know appeared first on Center on Health Insurance Reforms.

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Data Breaches Reported by WV and CO Healthcare Providers and NJ Medical Billing Administrator

HIPAA Journal

Advanced Medical Practice Management Sends Notification Letters About July 2021 Cyberattack and Data Theft Incident. The New Jersey medical billing administrator, Advanced Medical Practice Management (AMPM), has recently announced it was the victim of a cyberattack that involved the data of several of its healthcare provider clients.

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How Reducing Confusion Can Ease Medical Billing Stress for Employees

Healthcare IT Today

Employees get endless bills, statements and notices, but the information rarely adds up. Nor do they understand what’s been covered by health insurance and what hasn’t. And all this confusion has real-world consequences on health care consumers. “And They don’t know what they owe and to whom. The High Stakes.