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Fifteen years ago, I broke my leg. I wore a cast for nine months, unable to walk, drive or, in the early months, even stand...

Nov 11, 2021 Blog Post
Medical costs and bankruptcies in Oregon

The high cost of health care, expensive monthly insurance premiums, high deductibles, and expenses not covered by insurance all add to health care’s strain on...

Sep 9, 2021 Report

It's long past time to put our communities first, and our nursing homes are depending on it.

Feb 3, 2021 Blog Post

The coronavirus pandemic has forced Americans to substitute virtual interactions for many things we’d rather do in-person. Expanded access to telemedicine is one change precipitated...

Sep 9, 2020 Blog Post

Testing failures led to the widespread COVID-19 transmission. New, recently approved technology may finally help get outbreaks under control.

Sep 9, 2020 Blog Post

A surprise medical bill is an unexpected charge not covered by insurance even though the patient received care at a facility or from a doctor...

May 11, 2020 Blog Post

The coronavirus pandemic will affect overall health care spending and the structure of the health care system itself.

Apr 27, 2020 Blog Post

The coronavirus will have far-reaching impacts on the nation's health care system’s structure, costs, and insurance. Exactly what those changes are will not be...

Apr 24, 2020 Blog Post

I recently spent 45 minutes making calls to straighten out a health care billing problem. Multiply my experience by that of millions of Americans, and...

Sep 17, 2019 Blog Post

GoodRx is a useful patch over a tattered system that does not work for the benefit of consumers. But tech solutions alone cannot solve the...

Jul 16, 2019 Blog Post