Nevada gov. announces digital prescription discount card
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Nevada gov. announces digital prescription discount card

Nevada’s governor on Thursday said the state is launching a prescription discount card, a method of softening the rising costs of medications that is also used in Washington and Oregon. The digital card, called ArrayRX, saves an average of 80% on generic prescriptions and up to 20% on brand name drugs and is free for

Specialty health care funding will serve low-income patients

Specialty health care funding will serve low-income patients

Kaiser Permanente will provide Project Access Northwest with specialty care funding to serve hundreds of Washington patients a year. SEATTLE – WEBWIRE – Tuesday, September 6, 2022 More than 785,000 people in Washington were living in poverty and 428,000 did not have health insurance in 2021, according to Project Access Northwest. People with difficulty accessing

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

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

Number of uninsured Americans drops to record low
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Number of uninsured Americans drops to record low

Washington (AP) — The number of people living in America without health insurance coverage hit an all-time low of 8 percent this year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday. “Every American has the right to the peace of mind that comes with access to affordable, quality health care,” President Joe Biden

Biden OKs health care-focused budget pact struck in Senate
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Biden OKs health care-focused budget pact struck in Senate

Posted July 15, 2022 at 12:05pm, Updated at 4:56pmPresident Joe Biden on Friday endorsed a plan hatched by two key Senate Democrats to pass a budget reconciliation package that would help lower the cost of prescription drugs and protect millions of households from health insurance premium spikes, even if it leaves out important clean energy

Insurers propose premium increases as subsidy cliff looms
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Insurers propose premium increases as subsidy cliff looms

Insurers in the individual market are proposing significant rate increases for 2023 — a move that will add more pressure for Congress to extend subsidies that help people buy health insurance. Insurers say the increases are necessary because they expect more people to make up for doctor visits and procedures they had postponed during the pandemic. They also cite rising

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