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Healthcare price transparency tools seldom used, study finds; more reminders, marketing needed

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Younger patients, those with higher deductibles and those living in a higher-income community were the most likely to use the tool.

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Single-payer proposal in California comes with $400 billion price tag, new worker tax

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State-run system would supplant existing employer health insurance in California, as well as coverage through public programs.

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Montana’s special election for lone House seat highlights divide over healthcare reform

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The latest polls put the race within a single-digit margin in a mostly red state where previous two Democrats lost by 15 points or more.

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President Trump’s budget being released Tuesday slashes Medicaid

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Budget to include an $800 billion cut to Medicaid over 10 years, a move narrowly approved earlier this month in a House vote on the GOP healthcare bill.

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‘Compassionate Doctors’ physician found guilty for $4 million fraud, slapped with 19-year sentence

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Fake visiting physician's practice actually involved patient marketers using paid "patients" to get prescriptions for controlled substances.

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