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New Medicare Advantage Tool to Lower Prices May Wreak Havoc

New Medicare Advantage Tool to Lower Prices May Wreak Havoc

Sep 18
Starting next year, Medicare Advantage plans will be able to add restrictions on expensive, injectable drugs administered by doctors to treat cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, macular degeneration and other serious diseases.

Insulin's High Cost Can Lead to Deadly Rationing

Insulin's High Cost Can Lead to Deadly Rationing

Sep 8
Diabetic ketoacidosis is a terrible way to die. It's what happens when you don't have enough insulin. Your blood sugar gets so high that your blood becomes highly acidic, your cells dehydrate, and your body stops functioning.

Modest Premium Hikes as Obamacare Stabilizes

Modest Premium Hikes as Obamacare Stabilizes

Sep 7
Millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest premium increases next year, and some will get price cuts.

A Jolt to the Jugular! Heart Attack Patient Receives $109K Bill

A Jolt to the Jugular! Heart Attack Patient Receives $109K Bill

Aug 30
Total Bill: $164,941 for a four-day hospital stay, including $42,944 for four stents and $10,920 for room charges. Calver's insurer paid $55,840. The hospital billed Drew Calver for the unpaid balance of $108,951.31.

How Root is Building a Future-Proof Insurance Company

How Root is Building a Future-Proof Insurance Company

Aug 24
From new technology to preparing for autonomous vehicles, Root is at the forefront of the insurance industry.

A Guide to Travel Insurance (And When Not to Buy It)

A Guide to Travel Insurance (And When Not to Buy It)

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jul 27
Should you buy travel insurance? What will it cover? Equally important, what won't it cover, and when might it not be worth your while?

Here's the Way to Make Car Insurance Fair

Here's the Way to Make Car Insurance Fair

Jul 26
Take a look at the number one factor in Root's pricing model. That's the game-changer. The secrets to an insurance revolution.

Here's Why Your Car Insurance Rate Changed

Here's Why Your Car Insurance Rate Changed

Jul 25
Car insurance rates fluctuate. So it's time to pop the hood on this rate thing and take a look.

Splurged on an Expensive Gift? Don't Forget to Insure It

By Lacie Glover, NerdWallet | Dec 18
Insurance might be the least exciting thing about surprising your loved one with a valuable gift this holiday - but don't let it fall off your priority list.

Travel Insurance: Do You Need It?

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Jul 19
Summer travel season is in full swing. As you ponder where to go and what to pack, you may also be considering travel insurance.

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