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Hospitalizations in Homeless Americans Are Rising

In the U.S., an estimated 553,000 people per night are homeless. Among this population, hospitalizations are on the rise, according to a December 2018 study in Medical Care.

By Lara DeSanto
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Nursing Home Care May Be Less Costly Than You Think

While a nursing home stay may be nothing to look forward to, it is rarely as expensive as many of us fear, according to a new report.

By Greg Daugherty
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What the Latest Senate Health Bill Means If You Have a Pre-Existing Condition

The Senate health bill could make health care unaffordable for Americans with pre-existing conditions who must buy insurance on their own. Here’s what to know.

By Nancy Metcalf
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Winners and Losers in Senate's Health Care Bill

The Senate’s version of a replacement for the Affordable Care Act will help you if you are rich or young and healthy. But older, poorer, or sicker people will find higher costs and skimpier or nonexistent coverage.

By Nancy Metcalf