Study: Patient out-of-pocket costs up 4x in 12 years

Study: Patient out-of-pocket costs up 4x in 12 years

If you’re feeling the pinch of skyrocketing out-of-pocket health care costs, you aren’t alone. Across the country, millions of patients with “good” health insurance are being hit with higher out-of-pocket costs every time they go to access their health care. By one...

How Maine seniors can see lower drug prices

Patricia Bernard of Falmouth has unwittingly become the face of American seniors facing high drug costs. Sen. Susan Collins recently invited Bernard to tell her story before the Senate Aging Committee, which Collins chairs. Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis 25 years...

Insurers, Don’t Curtail Copay Coupons

What good is my health insurance if my copays and deductibles are so high that it doesn’t offer me any financial protection?  That’s the question an increasing number of patients are asking as these costs continue to rise. According to data from the Kaiser Family...