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26
Jan

Lessons the U.S. Can Learn from Singapore’s Health System

Singapore spends much less per person on healthcare than the United States. Its citizens also pay more out of pocket, but health costs are relatively cheap. Singapore might not get high marks for a lot of things, but its health system gets top rankings for efficiency from Bloomberg. This small island of 5.6 million people spends much less on

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9
Jan

The Growing Problems With Rural Healthcare Exchanges

The variability of enrollment and coverage options in statewide health insurance marketplaces has been a long-standing challenge with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Rural areas, which are often areas with a low number of insurers, have an especially hard time enrolling individuals in healthcare plans through the ACA. The recent repeal of the individual mandate

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8
Dec

Universal health coverage is the best prescription

UHC provides the framework in which the issues of access, quality and cost can be integrated Three recent incidents involving the health-care sector in Delhi have sparked widespread outrage over the alleged mercenary motives and callous conduct of high-profile corporate hospitals. Two cases involved children with dengue who died soon after leaving these hospitals in

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