Dollar General, with more than 17,000 stores, is moving into health care. Many rural communities have lost hospitals in recent years.
The law requires insurance “parity” for mental and physical care, but it’s often harder to find a therapist than a physician.
Among the many issues fighting for space on the political agenda is a Biden campaign promise to lower expand access Medicare.
There are still no emergency COVID standards from OSHA for other industries like meatpacking and farming.
U.S. companies have to navigate a complicated and expensive health insurance system.
Medicare’s hospital insurance trust fund is projected to become insolvent sooner than expected — within three to five years.
The pandemic has helped accelerate the growth of virtual medical care, and competition to provide services is heating up.
The Biden administration plans to spread the word that people can sign up and may be eligible for free or subsidized coverage.
The company created by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan clashed with the existing infrastructure of health care.