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These costs could create significant financial hardships—particularly among employees without paid sick leave who would already be losing wages while missing work to receive treatment.
Taking advantage of the flexibility permitted by program statutes will help people obtain, retain, and make optimal use of critical health coverage.
Without action, Medicare beneficiaries who contract COVID-19 would face not only serious health risks but also substantial financial risks, especially those without supplemental coverage.
Negative clinical experiences may lead women to avoid accessing health care or be skeptical of providers’ recommendations.
A fragmented health care environment is often the root of medication mismanagement, especially for low-income people.
Some have misinterpreted estimates on how single-payer (i.e. Medicare for All) proposals would affect federal spending and total national health spending.
Nearly 5 million parents with substance use disorders live with their children.
In Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, mental health issues are often shrouded by silence and shame.
A new study finds more than half a million adults with opioid use disorder are parents living with children younger than 18.

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