Posts Tagged ‘out of pocket’

WATCH: Trump signs executive order on health care price transparency

President Donald Trump signs an executive order June 24 that aims to force hospitals to disclose the costs of health care services. The order directs the Department of Health and Human Services to issue a new rule that mandates hospitals reveal the price of procedures in a “patient-friendly” format. Trump also aims to require health care providers tell patients upfront what their out-of-pocket costs will be based on their individual insurance coverage.

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What is Health Insurance, and Why Do You Need It?: Health Care Triage #2

In this episode of Healthcare Triage, Dr. Aaron Carroll gets some surprised questions from “friend of Obama” John Green who is still waiting for his big government giveaway . Unfortunately, insurance still costs money, and it’s still really complicated. Aaron explains how the insurance system we have today came to be, and why most of us get coverage through our jobs. He talks about why we need insurance, which basically boils down to the fact that health care is really, really, really expansive. More importantly, he explains why you need to know what premiums, networks, deductibles, co-pays, and co-insurance are, and how they have to be considered in the true cost of insurance. Also, ground unicorn horn.

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Stan Muller — Director, Producer
Aaron Carroll — Writer
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The Health System of Taiwan: HCT Healthcare of Many Nations

Every once in a while, we like to take a moment and focus on health systems around the world. Today, we’re looking at Taiwan, which made the transition to a single payer system kind of suddenly, and pretty recently.

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