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November 14, 2018
Heads Up: You Can Still Sign Up for Obamacare and Open Enrollment Is Going On Right Now

Next Avenue
October 25, 2018
Person-Centered Care Focuses on Patients’ Needs

US News & World Report
October 24, 2018
Medical bills ‘toxic’ for some breast cancer patients

Palliative in Practice
October 22, 2018
Can You Make the Case for Pediatric Palliative Care?

the balance
October 16, 2018
10 Ways to Keep Your Health Care and Insurance Affordable

Healthcare Dive
October 10, 2018
CMS bid to overhaul E/M codes leaves few happy

Huffington Post
October 4, 2018
What To Do If You Feel Like You’ve Been Misdiagnosed By Your Doctor

Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare
October 3, 2018
The devastating effects of silence

Next Avenue
September 7, 2018
The Importance of Having, or Being, a Patient Advocate

Go Fund Me
August 20, 2018
Understanding the financial cost of cancer care

Consumer Reports
August 1, 2018
How to Get Help With Your Medical Bills

Fierce Healthcare
July 12, 2018
Patients on ACA plans at higher risk for surprise bills, physician coalition says

June 14, 2018
7 reasons to stop procrastinating and start saving now

April 19, 2018
Integrating Palliative Care in Oncology Practice to Ensure Better Quality of Life

Journal of Clinical Pathways
April 19, 2018
Integrating Palliative Care in Oncology Practice to Ensure Better Quality of Life

March 22, 2018
8 Tips for Getting Doctors to Take Your Pain Seriously, Straight from Sarah Hyland’s Twitter

Chicago Tribune
March 20, 2018
Patient advocates share secrets for saving on medical costs

The World and Everything In It (podcast)
March 20, 2018
Sarah Schweinsberg reports on Right to Try legislation

The Balance
March 16, 2018
How to Set Up a Health Savings Account

Journal of Clinical Pathways
March 15, 2018
The Time Has Come to Involve Patients in Clinical Pathways

The Nerdologues (podcast)
March 13, 2018
SheRa: Progressive of Power

Duluth News Tribune
March 10, 2018
An urgent billing question: Couple surprised by emergency room coding after urgent care visit

March 8, 2018
Keep health care out-of-pocket costs in check

February 7, 2018
The cost of a cure

The Virginian-Pilot
February 2, 2018
Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, 14 other Virginia hospitals hit with penalties

US News & World Report
December 19, 2017
What Matters Most: Navigating Shared Decision Making

December 14, 2017
This Woman Couldn’t Afford Prenatal Vitamins, So a Stranger Bought Them For Her

LA Times
November 20, 2017
Having problems with your hospital care? Speak up!

November 1, 2017
Obamacare Open Enrollment Begins Today – 8 Things to Know

Bloomberg Businessweek
July 27, 2017
With our without Obamacare, Health-care costs are battering the Middle Class

Holland Sentinel
April 20, 2017
Instead of ‘fail first,’ try ‘patients first,’ cancer doctors tell insurers

Consumer Reports
April 12, 2017
Upton introduces legislation to improve cancer care

The Valley News
April 6, 2017
How to Beat a Surprise Medical Bill

Yahoo! Finance
March 29, 2017
Iowa House unanimously passes “Fail First” insurer bill

March 21, 2017
Eighty-Seven Organizations Call on Congress to Protect Medicaid

The New York Times
March 14, 2017
Here’s What the American Health Care Act May Cost You

Deseret News
March 10, 2017
What to Do If You Have Medical Debt

March 9, 2017
Even with insurance, you could get slammed with medical debt — here’s how to avoid it

New Scientist
March 5, 2017
Ouch: taking the sting out of medical expenses

The Pharma Letter
February 6, 2017
Health insurer calls analysed for signs of disease in your voice

The Balance
February 6, 2017
What will be ‘the Trump effect’?

January 24, 2017
10 Ways to Keep Your Health Care and Insurance Affordable

January 23, 2017
Donald Trump is Proposing Block Grants to Replace Medicaid

USA Today
November 10, 2016
Donald Trump and Obamacare: 6 Answers for Your Biggest Questions

New York Post
September 22, 2016
Inside the Life-Altering Struggles of Patients with Medical Debt

October 24, 2016
Cancer made me broke

October 19, 2016
Here’s What Would Happen if the Affordable Care Act Were Repealed
October 19, 2016
Catch-22s and the art of pleading effectively: As pols argue next steps, patients suffer still

US News & World Report
October 8, 2016
Navigating the World of Apps That Claim to Fix Your Drinking Problem
October 5, 2016
Finding Friendship Through Cancer Survivorship

The Huffington Post
October 5, 2016
Dr Alan Balch Explains the Difference Between Various Value Frameworks

September 8, 2016
A New Consumer Protection Agenda for Working Families

September 2, 2016
Transportation shouldn’t be a barrier to care

August 22, 2016
Are insurance policies saving patients money, or keeping them from the treatment they need?

Kaiser Health Network
August 21, 2016
Dr Alan Balch Describes Ways to Personalize Clinical Pathways

Morning Consult
August 16, 2016
Hidden Plan Exclusions May Leave Gaps in Women’s Care, Study Finds

The Ripon Advance
July 28, 2016
Medical Debt Saddling Economy

Modern Healthcare
July 22, 2016
Rounds introduces bipartisan bill to protect veterans’ credit ratings

WCBC Radio
July 21, 2016
About 29% of rehab hospital patients on Medicare harmed during stays, OIG says

US News & World Report
July 15, 2016
Delaney Veteran’s Credit Act Gets Upper Chamber Action

US News & World Report
July 15, 2016
Facing Cancer Again: How a Second Diagnosis Affected by Relationships

June 7, 2016
Stop Calling Cancer a Gift

The News & Observer
June 30, 2016
Giving birth can be wildly expensive- here’s why

The News & Observer
June 28, 2016
Legislator kills his own bill after battle with insurance companies
June 22, 2016
Insurers could be prevented from steering patients to cheaper drugs

North Carolina Health News
June 21, 2016
Bill would make it easier for patients to get newer drug treatments faster
June 17, 2016
Patient Advocates Push for Limits on Step Therapy Prescription Practices

The Motley Fool
June 16, 2016
Report: Out-of-network care drives premiums in NJ up by nearly $200

International Business Times
June 12, 2016
5 simple ways to effectively lower your medicare costs

The Hill
June 1, 2016
National Patient Advocate Foundation Seeks to Streamline, Speed Up Cancer Research

Los Angeles Sentinel
May 31, 2016
It’s time to “fix” reimbursement of clinical trials

May 25, 2016
Waters Introduces Credit Reporting Bill

The Hill
May 19, 2016
Congress to consider dramatic overhaul of credit reporting

The Florida Times-Union
April 12, 2016
In the 2016 election, talking about the economy means talking about healthcare
February 23, 2016
Second medical opinions can save money and lives

Women’s Health
December 14, 2015
Lawmakers examine insurers’ effort to control drug prices

Cancer Letter
December 2, 2015
Why the F*&k did my health insurance just go up so much?

MedPage Today
November 13, 2015
Advocacy Organizations Urge Congress to Consider FDA’s Expertise in Regulating Lab-Developed Tests

Managed Healthcare Executive
October 28, 2015
Personalized Medicine: The Challenges Ahead

Yahoo! Health
October 27, 2015
Pharmacist as provider status gains traction

Yahoo! Health
October 7, 2015
From $50 to $1,000 for a Mammogram: Health care costs for women vary wildly

Burlington County Times
September 24, 2015
Health insurance deductibles are going up faster than our salaries

CBS Miami
August 30, 2015
Health care costs rising for consumers, employers, providers

The San Diego Union-Tribune
August 12, 2015
Medical Price Websites, Bid to Save Money on Procedures

Detroit Free Press
August 4, 2015
Readmissions bleed cash from 11 SD hospitals

Yahoo! Health
August 4, 2015
How does your surgeon stack up? New tool offers a peek

Daily Press
June 25, 2015
6 ways the big health insurance mergers will affect your coverage

The News & Observer
June 19, 2015
Affordable Care Act subsidies hang in the balance/upheld by Supreme Court Decision

The Huffington Post
June 2, 2015
When fighting cancer in NC means fighting insurers, too

Daily Press
March 19, 2015
Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients Need Help

The Hill
April 19, 2015
Founder retires, hands over leadership at Patient Advocate Foundation

The Hill
January 6, 2015
Financial kickbacks from industry to physicians are a bad idea for patients