Anthem invests $35M in health insurance brokerage GoHealth
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Anthem invests $35M in health insurance brokerage GoHealth

Weeks after laying off one-fifth of its workforce, health insurance brokerage, GoHealth closed a $50 million private investment round. According to an FCC filing, more than half of the investment came from Indianapolis-based insurance giant, Anthem, which recently re-branded to Elevance Health. In a release, GoHealth said the capital will fuel additional investments in new

The Moneyist: My second husband would like to inherit part of my home as he pays half the mortgage. I want 100% to go to my children. Who’s right?
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The Moneyist: My second husband would like to inherit part of my home as he pays half the mortgage. I want 100% to go to my children. Who’s right?

Dear Quentin, I’ve been married for five years to my second husband. We are living in the house that I bought over 20 years ago that is in my name only, as is the mortgage. He pays me a little less than half the amount of my mortgage, and we split other bills, with me

Arlington Health Insurance Subsidies Extension For 2023 Is Passed By Congress
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Arlington Health Insurance Subsidies Extension For 2023 Is Passed By Congress

Health insurance in Arlington has gained never-before-seen favor in the eyes of insurers and the millions of Americans who previously could not afford proper health insurance coverage. Until recently, there was a concern that those subsidies would end if not extended by Congress, but now, that threat is no more. According to several published reports

: Healthcare inflation is the latest price hike hitting consumers grappling with rising costs

: Healthcare inflation is the latest price hike hitting consumers grappling with rising costs

Over the past year, healthcare has been a relative bright spot in a bleak inflation picture–but now that may be changing, recent research shows.  While overall healthcare inflation remains well below the rate of economy-wide price growth, a look under the hood shows prices rising sharply for some major categories of health services and payer

The $18,000 Breast Biopsy: When Having Insurance Costs You a Bundle
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The $18,000 Breast Biopsy: When Having Insurance Costs You a Bundle

Dani Yuengling of Conway, South Carolina, researched how much a needle biopsy of a lump in her breast might cost. The hospital website showed it would be about $1,400 for someone without insurance. She reasoned her bill with insurance would be less. Instead, the sticker price was close to $18,000, and she was on the

How to Reduce Your Worst Health Insurance Headaches

How to Reduce Your Worst Health Insurance Headaches

CHLOE KRAMMEL/MEN’S HEALTH ILLUSTRATION; GETTY; ALAMY IF THERE’S ONE fundamental reason people get frustrated by healthcare costs, it’s this: We think healthcare is like 99 percent of the things we buy. The price is the price. A trip to the hospital is no different than a trip to the pharmacy. I strained my back over

Lower-income Americans are losing access to life-saving treatments for anorexia: ‘There are just gross inequities in access to care’
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Lower-income Americans are losing access to life-saving treatments for anorexia: ‘There are just gross inequities in access to care’

The pandemic exacerbated many mental health problems, and eating disorders are no exception: Emergency room visits for girls suffering from anorexia and bulimia were twice as high in January of this year as they were three years earlier.What hasn’t kept up is how government-funded insurance programs have responded to the crisis. Families are struggling to obtain adequate care

Car dealership employees can see the doctor — at work
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Car dealership employees can see the doctor — at work

A Florida dealer believes he has found a solution to a long-standing problem for businesses and their employees: rising health care costs.Greg Balasco, owner of Lakeland Automall, which sells Ford, Hyundai and Genesis vehicles, switched in late 2020 from traditional health insurance with a big-name provider to a self-funded plan that he says saves hundreds

GOP strips insulin out-of-pocket cap from bill: ‘Republicans have just gone on the record in favor of expensive insulin’
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GOP strips insulin out-of-pocket cap from bill: ‘Republicans have just gone on the record in favor of expensive insulin’

Republicans successfully stripped a proposed $35 per month cap on out-of-pocket spending on insulin for patients enrolled in private insurance from the tax and climate bill. The Senate parliamentarian had ruled that the provision, sponsored by Georgia Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock, is not primarily related to the federal budget. That gave the GOP a chance

Does Health Insurance Cover Abortion?
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Does Health Insurance Cover Abortion?

By Beth BravermanEven before the Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade decision on June 24, the ability to use health insurance to pay for an abortion depended on many things, including the insured woman’s state, the type of insurance involved, and where the procedure took place.Lack of coverage means that most Americans who get

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