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Children’s Preventive Healthcare Costs Dropped Under ACA

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has dramatically increased children’s preventive healthcare while reducing out-of-pocket costs. A new study carried out by the Boston University School of Public Health has revealed this fact. The study was published in JAMA Network Open and found that checkups including out-of-pocket costs dropped from 54.2 percent of visits in 2010 (the same […]

The Journey of Employer Sponsored Health Insurance

Health Insurance – The Start in 1930 Private health insurance arrived in the US as early as 1930. Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan made a way for private insurers to start working on their customized health insurance plans to meet the healthcare needs of a growing market across the country. However, at this stage, […]

A Global Perspective of U.S. Healthcare

A research carried out in 2015 showed that the United States had worse outcomes and spent more on healthcare before the provisioning of the Affordable Care Act was introduced. It was because of the massive usage of medical technology and high prices as compared to other countries with high income. It is now possible to […]

10 Years of Affordable Care Act – Where It Stands

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an important, yet controversial, piece of healthcare legislation in the history of the U.S. Around 10 years have gone by since the ACA was passed. Let’s take a look at what changes it has brought about, and where it stands now. Coverage As per the data of 2016, the […]