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Any Chance For A Health Insurance Fix? Where The Debate Goes From Here – Forbes

In the wake of Republicans failing to repeal and replace Obamacare and the Democratic takeover of the House, where will the health care debate go from here? No important health care legislation will come out of this gridlocked Congress. But the run-up to the 2020 presidential campaign will produce at least a Democratic health care… Read More »

Tourist stuck in Thailand hospital after insurance won’t cover treatment for broken neck

A British backpacker stranded in Thailand “may never walk again” after breaking her neck while diving into a pool. Family and friends of Sophie Wilson, 24, are desperately trying to raise $ 75,000 to pay for a specialist medical flight home after her insurer refused to cover costs. The backpacker, from Shepshed, Leicestershire, northeast of… Read More »

Migraine patients' coverage headache: FDA OK doesn't mean insurance will pay

Last spring, weeks before the new migraine drug Aimovig hit the market, the phone calls and email started stacking up — patients around the country were contacting the UCSF Headache Center, eager to get on the medication as soon as it became available. Their enthusiasm was understandable. Aimovig was the first in a new class… Read More »