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Trump administration proposes first rule on health-care cost transparency – Washington Post

The Trump administration proposed a rule Monday that would require hospitals to post online the health-care prices they have negotiated with insurers, about a month after President Trump signed an executive order aiming to give Americans more information about the cost of health services. Health insurers and providers have fiercely opposed having to publicly reveal… Read More »

How to get the best prices, and service, at the pharmacy – Washington Post

Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site. Love Oak Pharmacy in Eastland, Tex., puts together individualized daily pill packs for customers with multiple prescriptions to reduce the risk they will mix up drugs or skip doses. Asti’s South Hills Pharmacy in Pittsburgh offers free home delivery, sometimes on the same… Read More »

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »