Tag Archives: care

Is Germany’s health care system a model for the U.S.? – NBC News

Americans are divided about how to pay for medical care and insurance, an issue that will continue to be debated hotly as presidential candidates tout their plans for overhauling the nation’s health care industry. Whether the “fix” is found in the Affordable Care Act, private insurance, “Medicare for all” or something totally different, some Americans… Read More »

US companies are expected to spend 6% more on health care next year as drug prices rise

A pharmacist fills out prescription in New York City. Yvonne Hemsey | Hulton Archive | Getty Images The presidential hopefuls aren’t the only ones eyeing health-care issues for 2020. Large employers are putting together benefit plans for next year, and they are expecting the rise in employee health costs to hit a four-year high, in… Read More »

The Business of Health Care Depends on Exploiting Doctors and Nurses – The New York Times

You are at your daughter’s recital and you get a call that your elderly patient’s son needs to talk to you urgently. A colleague has a family emergency and the hospital needs you to work a double shift. Your patient’s M.R.I. isn’t covered and the only option is for you to call the insurance company… Read More »