Tag Archives: Care

Banks Pressure Health Care Firms to Raise Prices on Critical Drugs, Medical Supplies for Coronavirus – The Intercept

In recent weeks, investment bankers have pressed health care companies on the front lines of fighting the novel coronavirus, including drug firms developing experimental treatments and medical supply firms, to consider ways that they can profit from the crisis. The media has mostly focused on individuals who have taken advantage of the market for now-scarce… Read More »

Coronavirus Is Exposing Deficiencies in US Health Care – Harvard Business Review

Coronavirus Is Exposing Deficiencies in U.S. Health Care March 10, 2020 Executive Summary The U.S. health care delivery system does not have the capacity to deal with a pandemic like Covid-19. As it spreads throughout the country, it will expose deficiencies in the availability of sufficient primary care, regular and ICU hospital beds, and ventilators.… Read More »

American families pay $8,000 ‘poll tax’ to cover health care costs, economists argue – Fox Business

Former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says ‘more transparency in pricing’ would reduce the cost of health care in the U.S. FOX Business’ David Asman, CEO of 1 Empire Group John Burnett, former investment banker Carol Roth and former Obama economic adviser Robert Wolf respond. American families are essentially paying an $ 8,000 tax to cover… Read More »

How changing Affordable Care Act rules affected health insurance premium costs

People in rural areas of the U.S. who receive subsidies to buy health insurance in the Health Insurance Marketplaces pay less in premiums than their counterparts in urban areas, a flip that occurred in 2018 and has been widening since, according to an analysis by University of Pittsburgh, Duke University and University of Minnesota health… Read More »