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Even Republicans Want to Outlaw Surprise Medical Billing

By BOB HERTZ On  April 3, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar, announced that the federal government would pick up the tab for testing and treating all uninsured Americans for COVID-19. Azar specifically promised that: a) hospitals would be paid the same prices they receive for Medicare patients; and b) hospitals which accept the… Read More »

US coronavirus deaths highest in the world even as hospitalizations slow in New York epicenter

Medical workers in a Monut Sinai ambulance respond to a call in the Financial District of New York, on Monday, March 30, 2020. Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images The United States surpassed Italy on Saturday as the country with the most coronavirus deaths in the world, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.  At least… Read More »

‘You’ve Been Served’: Wisconsin Hospitals Sued Patients Even During Pandemic

When her doorbell rang Sunday night, Blanche Jordan was just starting a new Game of Thrones puzzle on her living room floor. Jordan, 39, is a breast-cancer survivor who is taking social distancing seriously, so she put on a mask before opening the door. A woman handed Jordan a paper and said: “You’ve been served.” The… Read More »

Coronavirus Detected in Some Patients Even After Symptoms Have Stopped

Many people recover from the coronavirus on their own, with no complications. But new findings published in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine suggest that the virus may persist in a person’s body even after symptoms disappear, according to a press release from the organization. For the study, researchers… Read More »

Can you get flu even with shot

But protecting yourself, the influenza viruses used for the vaccine don’t match the viruses circulating during the flu season. Aside from cutting your chances of catching the bug, she specializes in pediatrics and disease and infection prevention. You should be aware that while people usually associate getting the flu with having a fever, if you… Read More »