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Readers and Tweeters React to Racism, Inequities in Health Care

Letters to the Editor is a periodic feature. We welcome all comments and will publish a selection. We edit for length and clarity and require full names. A Harrowing Tale of Racism I liked the article...

Caring for an Aging Nation

USE OUR CONTENT This story can republished for free. Please contact KHNweb@kff.org for embed codes. Table of Contents A Variety of Services Booming Number of Seniors The Cost of Long-Term Care Service...

Is Your Living Room the Future of Hospital Care?

Major hospital systems are betting big money that the future of hospital care looks a lot like the inside of patients’ homes. This story also ran on Fortune. It can be republished for free. Hosp...

As Pandemic Eases, Many Seniors Have Lost Strength, May Need Rehabilitative Services

Ronald Lindquist, 87, has been active all his life. So, he wasn’t prepared for what happened when he stopped going out during the coronavirus pandemic and spent most of his time, inactive, at ho...

Has agregado a tus hijos a tu plan de salud. ¿Y tu mamá?

SACRAMENTO – Cuando la madre de Laura Chávez, de 74 años, tuvo que operarse de la vista el mes pasado, Chávez pagó en efectivo por el procedimiento. ¿El costo? $15,000. Y eso...

You’ve Added Your Kids to Your Health Plan. What About Mom?

SACRAMENTO — When Laura Chavez’s 74-year-old mom needed eye surgery last month, Chavez paid cash for the procedure. This story also ran on Los Angeles Times. It can be republished for free. The ...

Covered California dice que el seguro de salud se ha vuelto demasiado barato como para ignorarlo

Una nueva ley federal podría hacer que sea mucho más barato comprar tu propio seguro si no tienes cobertura a través de un empleador o un programa del gobierno como Medicare o Medicaid....

Covered California Says Health Insurance Just Got Too Cheap to Ignore

If you are uninsured because health coverage seemed too expensive the last time you looked, it’s time to look again. Use Our Content It can be republished for free. A new federal law could make ...

Time to Say Goodbye to Some Insurers’ Waivers for Covid Treatment Fees

Just as other industries are rolling back some consumer-friendly changes made early in the pandemic — think empty middle seats on airplanes — so, too, are health insurers. Many voluntarily waived  all...