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Health Care Costs: Americans Are Still Spending More for Less

The United States continues to spend more per capita on health care than any other developed country — not for better medical care, because of higher prices.

By Diane Domina

Don't Blame New Meds for Rising Drug Prices

The development of newer medications does increase drug prices overall but a study suggests drug manufacturers hike the prices of older medicines too.

By Diane Domina

Surprised by That Medical Bill? You Aren't Alone

More than half of Americans surveyed report they’ve been surprised by an unexpected medical bill they believed would be covered by their health insurance.

By Diane Domina

Will Medicare Pay for That?

Medicare pays many kinds of medical bills, but it doesn’t cover everything. This quiz could help you avoid some costly surprises.

By Greg Daugherty

A Simple Way to Cut Your Drug Costs

If high prescription drug costs are giving you a headache, here’s a suggestion: Take it up with your doctor. Here’s why that can help.

By Greg Daugherty