People of color in Kansas and Missouri are often saddled with medical debt. That hurts their credit and their ability to get good loans, to buy homes and a range of other things that fuel middle class wealth.
If you come down with a nasty case of COVID-19, here are the key things to worry about — moneywise — as you brace for the financial fallout.
Kansas is investigating the pharmacy middlemen industry, which claims to drive down drug costs but profits as prices escalate.
Legal experts say just because you received care doesn’t entitle a hospital to a bonkers high price. Still, fighting an unreasonable bill takes some work. Here’s how to do it.
Hospitals sued unsuccessfully to block the price transparency rule in court. The rule took effect […]
One Colorado community studied prices in its area and then bargained down the hospital to help save $2 million on premiums in a single year.
Kansas remains among a shrinking number of states that store detailed information about health care prices, but that won’t share it with a prominent think tank trying to compare the cost of hospital care nationally.
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