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How to Get Health Insurance if Worried About Coronavirus or Unemployment – The New York Times

Most working-age Americans get their health insurance through their employer. Which means a job loss during the coronavirus pandemic could mean losing your health insurance. In past economic crises, options for buying affordable health insurance were limited. But provisions in the Affordable Care Act, along with actions taken recently by Congress and some states, mean… Read More »

Scaling Health Insurance Disruption | Ali Diab, Collective Health

Health Tech Dec 17, 2019• By JESSICA DAMASSA, WTF HEALTH Ali Diab, CEO & Co-Founder of Collective Health, wants to talk about healthcare affordability and the fact that consumerism doesn’t really exist when it comes to healthcare because we don’t really have a functioning market. The “Real” buyers — from the federal government to large… Read More »

Elizabeth Warren: Laid off healthcare workers can work in auto and life insurance industries

Sen. Elizabeth Warren recommended that health insurance workers laid off by her Medicare for All plan switch over to the auto and life insurance industries. “Where do those who work in health insurance go when private insurance is eliminated?” a reporter asked the Massachusetts Democrat on Friday. Warren responded by saying, “No one gets left… Read More »

Here’s how much a family with good health insurance spent last year – CBS News

Between 2008 and 2018, health insurance and and related medical costs for employees of large companies rose twice as fast as wages, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. In 2018, a family of four in the U.S. with coverage from a larger employer spent a total of $ 7,726 on health care—that’s up from $… Read More »