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Among the many effects of COVID-19 is the reality that millions of people, either by choice or circumstance, put off diagnostic tests and screenings. Saved money at first, but costs are coming....

We can now be certain: The Affordable Care Act will remain the law of the land for the foreseeable future. Any changes will likely be incremental, and will come through Congress, not the courts. On June 16, 2021, in the case known as California v....

Has your company ever received a purchase order or had a client sign a contract without you having first revealing your price, or the rate you charge? Would anyone purchase “widgets” from your company without knowing the unit cost of each, shipping costs, or all...

On April 15, United States Senator Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, with 12 Democrat co-authors, introduced the Choose Medicare Act.  Sen. Merkley said this act is about “…legislation that would give every individual who is not already eligible for Medicaid or Medicare the opportunity to enroll in...

Prior to COVID-19, the average family group health insurance premium was $20,576.[i] Minnesota health insurance companies, on average, were projecting a 6.9 percent rate increase. This would increase family health insurance cost to about $22,000 – if COVID-19 had not happened.Analyzing the insurance companies’ 12-month...

Some legislators and members of Congress are proposing a new health plan that could cut your premiums in half. They hear you asking for help!In 2020, the average annual cost of a family health insurance plan provided by an employer reached $20,576, according to Kaiser...

Pete suffered a heart attack and received care at a Minnesota hospital. Weeks later, the hospital demanded he pay almost $55,000 out of his own pocket for their services—the portion his health insurance didn’t pay. Surprise!Congress did something good about surprise billings. The new changes...

Imagine your doctor prescribing you Myalept – the most expensive prescription medicine in the U.S. in 2020 – at a cost of more than $71,000 a month. The drug is prescribed to individuals suffering from generalized lipodystrophy, a rare disease too complicated for this...