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The good, the bad, and the hopeful in new interoperability plans from Washington

By CLAUDIA WILLIAMS Robust exchange of health information is absolutely critical to improving health care quality and lowering costs. In the last few months, government leaders at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have advanced ambitious policies to make interoperability a reality. Overall, this is a great thing. However, there are places… Read More »

Here’s how much a family with good health insurance spent last year – CBS News

Between 2008 and 2018, health insurance and and related medical costs for employees of large companies rose twice as fast as wages, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. In 2018, a family of four in the U.S. with coverage from a larger employer spent a total of $ 7,726 on health care—that’s up from $… Read More »