Most Americans get their insurance from their employers. Yet how much do individual employees really know about how health plans work? For many, the story has not been particularly pretty of late: rising employee premium contributions, rising deductibles, rising co-pays and co-insurance, rising out-of-pocket spending.
One possible obstacle facing the SECURE Act bills: Truckers.
Nursing home residents on the verge of death are increasingly receiving intense levels of rehabilitation therapy in their final weeks and days, raising questions about whether such services are helpful or simply a lucrative source of revenue.
Three out of four Americans have shopped online, according to a 2018 study by SmallBusiness.com. That study also revealed over half of the online consumers do not have a lot of confidence in retailers to keep their personal data secure.
A new report this week about future increases in Medicare spending set off wildly misleading headlines about the program’s future and what it might mean for efforts to expand it, as many prominent Democrats are proposing. As you wade through all this, there may be much less to the new forecast than meets the eye. Keep in mind three points:
Marital problems can have negative consequences on partners' mental and physical well-being. A new study examines the role of financial personalities in marital conflict, suggesting that perceptions, rather than facts, are the root of disagreement.
The current notion about income and health status is that the wealthier a person is, the longer they can expect to live because they will have easier access to appropriate healthcare. A new study, however, takes a more complex approach and suggests that the answer may not be quite as straightforward.