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Uninsured woman shared she was going to try medicinal herbs to deal with intestinal worms, sparking debate on the state of US healthcare

'Just go to urgent care.'

On Jul 8, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘How about you transfer me over to someone else who isn’t sexist’: Woman says insurance company refused to speak to her without talking to her husband first—even though she’s the primary insured

'They must have literally just seen a man’s name and were like, ‘he must be the primary,’ and put him first.'

On Jun 26, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘It sounds way too good to be true’: Uninsured TikToker saved over $200 on medication using Mark Cuban’s pharmacy, sparking debate on big pharma

'We’re conditioned that those skyhigh prices were the norm.'

On Jun 10, 2022 by Victoria Gagliardo-Silver

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‘American health system is a joke’: TikToker flies to Turkey to avoid paying over $3000 for a root canal in the U.S.

'That is why my family mostly go to Mexico to get it fixed if they can.'

On May 28, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘I’m not paying it’: Woman outlines how a hospital charged her almost $4,000 for Tylenol

She goes on to explain the best way to fight outrageous medical bills.

On Apr 29, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Teen dies after being denied treatment for coronavirus because he didn’t have health insurance

'By the time he got there, it was too late.'

On Mar 27, 2020 by Samantha Shaps

Elizabeth Warren Third Debate

Warren says we’ve all been thinking about health insurance companies

Nobody likes it.

On Sep 12, 2019 by Claire Goforth

Safe and legal abortion signs at the Women's March in Los Angeles

Sorry, Texas women—you’ll have to pay for ‘rape insurance’ to have a ‘non-emergency’ abortion

Are women supposed to anticipate being victims of rape?

On Aug 16, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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House passes bill denying millions of women health insurance coverage for abortion

H.R. 7 will disproportionately affect low-income women.

On Jan 24, 2017 by Jessica Machado

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John Oliver blasts states that refused to expand Medicaid under Obamacare

Some states are playing politics with people's health.

On Nov 2, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Find out how much you’ll pay under Obamacare in 30 seconds

Calculator lets you see how much you'll pay for a plan via Healthcare.gov

On Mar 27, 2014 by Tim Sampson

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Healthcare.gov’s ‘Glitch Girl’ speaks out against cyberbullies

She didn't design the website, in case you were confused about that.

On Nov 13, 2013 by Miles Klee

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Here’s what happened when John Green signed up for Obamacare

John Green signed up for Obamacare and traditional insurance—guess which took longer.

On Oct 8, 2013 by Michelle Jaworski

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Beware the Obamacare scammers

The sprawling network of federal, state, and state-licensed third-party sites can make it difficult for people to tell a legitimate resource from a fly-by-night operation.

On Oct 8, 2013 by Aaron Sankin

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Artist Amanda Palmer enlists Twitter in health insurance fight

The performer's impromptu poll revealed some interesting things about America's health insurance problem.

On Oct 15, 2012 by Fernando Alfonso III