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24 Health Insurance Terms Explained in Plain English

Learn what premiums, deductibles, copays are and how they work together.
Susan Rinkunas
11.9.18
spending

Treat Yourself to a Health Shopping Spree

Now is the perfect time to max out your free and discounted health benefits for 2018.
Anita Hamilton
9.25.18
healthcare

The Obamacare Lawsuit That's Getting Buried in the News

A group of Republican state attorneys general went to court this week with a lawsuit aimed at striking down the Affordable Care Act.
Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
9.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The States Attacking Obamacare Have a Lot to Lose

Some of the sickest states in the country signed onto the lawsuit to strike down the Affordable Care Act.
VICE Staff
7.25.18
healthcare

People Are Scared to Use Health Safety Nets Because of ICE

Known as a "chilling effect​," this public health principle can lead to a drop in everything from vaccinations and routine doctor visits to prenatal and HIV care.
Jason Silverstein
7.25.18
healthcare

The States Attacking Obamacare Would Suffer the Most If Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions Goes Away

Nine of the 11 states with the highest rates of pre-existing conditions have signed onto the lawsuit to strike down the Affordable Care Act.
Harriet Rowan, Kaiser Health News
7.19.18
healthcare

Obamacare Prices Will Increase 15 Percent Next Year

Trump administration changes to the law are to blame, per a new analysis.
Susan Rinkunas
5.24.18
politics

This Woman Asked Ted Cruz to Take a DNA Test to Prove He's Human

Texan voter Tammy Talpas tells Broadly why she confronted the Republican senator on the campaign trail—and why she has difficulty believing he's an actual human being.
Sirin Kale
4.6.18
Health

How to Save on Health Insurance as a Freelancer in the Trump Era

Obamacare helped make healthcare premiums affordable. Tax reform is changing that.
Raj Chander
4.2.18
healthcare

Despite What Trump Says, the Obamacare Tax Penalty Is Still in Effect

The individual mandate doesn't go away until 2019, but some confused people have already canceled their health coverage.
Emily Bazar, Kaiser Health News
3.1.18
healthcare

All the Ways Donald Trump Has Sabotaged Obamacare [Updated]

It's death by a thousand cuts.
Susan Rinkunas
2.21.18
healthcare

Trump’s New Health Plans Are Only Cheaper Because They Offer Less Coverage

Most short-term coverage excludes benefits for maternity care, preventive care, mental health services, or substance abuse treatment.
Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
2.21.18
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