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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 VA is improving because it’s using more private healthcare

Recently, the battle over the future of veterans healthcare increased in intensity because arguably the two most prominent politicians in the country weighed in on the issue, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump. At a town hall in April, Ocasio-Cortez criticized the Trump administration’s efforts to expand healthcare choice for veterans through the Department… Read More »

Measles rate soars again: More than 700 cases in 22 states, CDC reveals 

Measles rate soars again: Now more than 700 cases in 22 states, CDC reveals Measles cases in the US have now surpassed the previous 2014 record with 704 cases in 22 states  The virus is spreading among tight-knit communities and anti-vaccine groups  International travel has introduced the virus into communities in Washington, Oregon and New… Read More »