Tag Archives: Hardship

Seriously ill Medicare beneficiaries can face considerable financial hardship

Despite high beneficiary satisfaction with Medicare overall, a new national survey led by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Business School, and colleagues finds that its coverage gaps may cause considerable financial distress for the most seriously ill patients. About half reported a significant problem paying medical bills, with prescription drugs… Read More »

Being Happy Despite Hardship

One thing you hear constantly when life gets rough is “Don’t worry, be happy.” Happiness isn’t as easy as you’d think it would be – it’s surely easier said than done. There is a lot of darkness in this world, and it can be hard to keep your head up, much less be happy, in… Read More »