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Obamacare Paid Off for Poorer Cancer Patients

FRIDAY, Sept. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The percentage of poor, newly diagnosed cancer patients without health insurance fell in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) but ... read more

What Breast Cancer Patients Have Gained From Obamacare and What We All Could Lose if it’s Repealed

Before Obamacare, insurers could refuse to pay for treatments related to pre-existing conditions, deny coverage altogether or charge a higher price for that coverage. These practices were inhumane, ... read more

Cancer Patients Anxiously Await Decision on Obamacare

Amelia Tena, 56, a Hispanic-American from Southern California, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004 and signed up for the ACA last month. She was laid off from work ... optimistic that Obamacare ... read more

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New York cancer patients are ObamaCare’s latest victims

Add 250 New York cancer patients ... no word on who’ll pay.) Robert Goldberg, vice president of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, warned of the problem two years ago in The Post: ... read more

Dr. Marc Siegel: Health insurers earn billions, while patients and doctors suffer under ObamaCare

But ObamaCare didn’t work, because young healthy patients were too smart to pay such a hefty price ... co-pays and deductibles for poorer patients. With two executive orders earlier this month, ... read more

The Health 202: Obamacare remains unaffordable for some. But Congress doesn't plan on fixing it.

Obamacare plans remain too expensive for some Americans ... either set up “reinsurance” programs to boost insurers with sicker patients or reduce out-of-pocket costs for poorer enrollees. Those are ... read more

Patients brace for post-Obamacare out-of-pocket health costs

Scroll down to watch a USA TODAY Facebook Live panel discussion on health costs after Obamacare ... solace to many cancer and heart patients. They know the details of any plan will determine whether ... read more

Rx for drugstore sticker shock? It's not Obamacare

Many times the realization comes at the pharmacy counter when patients ... helped put her cancer in remission. And she still has not paid off about $75,000 in total medical debt related to her cancer. ... read more

Who Is Edie Littlefield Sundby, The Stage 4 Cancer Patient Losing Her Insurance Coverage Under ‘Obamacare’?

UPDATE: It's worth noting that MIT recently reported how extremely off-base the cost of U.S. health care is ... very lucky stage 4 gallbladder-cancer patients to have lived seven years and counting -- ... read more

ObamaCare forces poor cancer patients into debt

It’s true that patients with cancer and difficult conditions such as multiple sclerosis ... which is the amount before insurance starts paying, as well as any copayments and cost-sharing. A few ... read more

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