Healthcare


While Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers will still be on the frontlines of the pandemic.
Before You Have Your Big Thanksgiving, Listen to What These Doctors Have to Say

Doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers will still be on the pandemic frontlines as you celebrate Thanksgiving. They have a plea for Americans this year.

Open enrollment through Healthcare.gov is open until Dec. 15. Image via Shutterstock
Need Health Insurance? The ACA Marketplace Is Now Open Until Dec. 15.

A lot has happened in the past 10 days—so much so that you may not realize that the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment season began on Nov. 1.

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden listens as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris addresses the media about the Trump Administration’s lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act on November 10, 2020 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden also answered questions about the process of the transition and how a Biden Administration would work with Republicans. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Justices Signal They Won’t Repeal ACA, Biden Promises to Expand Healthcare Access

"This doesn’t have to be a partisan issue, it’s a human issue,” Biden said. “It affects every single American family, we can’t subvert the growing consensus.”

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What Latinos Can Expect From a Biden Presidency

The new president has expressed his commitment to ensure equality and provide opportunities for Hispanics. But what does that look like?

Watched by police, protesters await the arrival of Pennsylvania's US Sen. Pat Toomey outside the studios of WHTM-TV, Wednesday, July 5, 2017 in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
PA Democrats Are Betting Big That Voters’ Priority Is Health Care

“If there’s a job that the state should do, it is to make sure that every citizen in the state of Pennsylvania has access to quality affordable health care. It’s not any more complicated than that. Access. And it’s quality. And it’s affordable.”

Coverage gaps in covid care
COVID Patients Are Slipping Through the Coverage Cracks and Getting Big Bills

Melissa Szymanski spent five hours in a Hartford, Connecticut, emergency room in late March and wound up with bills totaling about $3,200.

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on his way to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on September 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump was traveling to Minnesota for a fundraising event and a campaign rally, one day before getting diagnosed with COVID-19. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
The Average American Spends 15 Times More on Health Care Than Trump Paid in Federal Income Taxes in 2017

The average person spent $11,172 on health care in 2018, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services—15 times the amount Trump paid in federal income taxes a year earlier.