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2020 prospect Michael Bennet says his alternative to eliminating private health insurance 'helps finish the work of Obamacare'

Democrats should tread carefully when talking about a “Medicare for all” framework that eliminates the role of private insurers, according to one potential 2020 candidate. “Remember when President Obama said, ‘If you like your insurance, you can keep your insurance,’” Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., said Sunday during an interview on NBC’s “Meet to Press.” “And… Read More »

Insurance Gaps May Increase Emergency Department Visits in Children With Asthma

November 26, 2018 Share this content: Children with asthma who have gaps in their health insurance coverage may use emergency department services more often than those who do not experience gaps. Insurance coverage gaps for children with asthma may result in increased emergency department use, possibly related to inferior access to health care, according to… Read More »

Migraine patients' coverage headache: FDA OK doesn't mean insurance will pay

Last spring, weeks before the new migraine drug Aimovig hit the market, the phone calls and email started stacking up — patients around the country were contacting the UCSF Headache Center, eager to get on the medication as soon as it became available. Their enthusiasm was understandable. Aimovig was the first in a new class… Read More »