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When insurers cut diabetes coverage

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette– Children with diabetes face a lifetime of challenges. And if insurers continue to exclude more and more diabetes-related medications and supplies from coverage, these children and their families could be saddled with a lifetime of exorbitant out-of-pocket costs...

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The Burnout Crisis in American Medicine

The Atlantic– During a recent evening on call in the hospital, I was asked to see an elderly woman with a failing kidney. She’d come in feeling weak and short of breath and had been admitted to the cardiology service...

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Patient Perspective with Dan Sharp

Healio Gastroenterology– Dan Sharp is an IBD patient and advocate who works to help educate and empower patients. Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease recently spoke with him about his own experience with an insurer delaying his care as recommended by his physician, and...

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U.S. Health Care Is Tied Up in Red Tape

Bloomberg View– The American health-care system has a unique problem with paperwork. The sheer number of participants — doctors, hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, patients — makes settling payments complicated, time-consuming and really expensive. The share of U.S. health-care spending devoted...

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