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Health care data breaches: Why you should be concerned

Sienna Kossman

While compromised health care data may not specifically include credit card numbers or banking information, this type of breach has the potential to create longer lasting, more significant damage, opening the doors to all sorts of identity theft issues — medical and financial alike.
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Medical debt confounds even the experts

Fred Williams

Medical costs are so complicated, they sometimes even stump the experts. During a regulatory hearing last week, panelists shared their own headache-inducing run-ins with the way health services are billed and collected.
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Obamacare payments roadblock cleared for ‘unbanked’

Susan Ladika

A glitch in the Affordable Care Act had threatened its availabilty to those who had no bank accounts. But a new ruling from federal regulators has cleared the hurdle.
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Sting of flu vaccine hits us all — in the pocket

Connie Prater

Flu season is upon us and you or a loved one might be rolling up your sleeves to get the annual vaccination against the influenza virus.

Here’s my question for you: How are you paying for it?

If you have health insurance coverage through your employer, you might think you’re doing the right thing if you go to your doctor’s office for the shot. But are you?

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Worried about health care bills and financial ruin

Connie Prater

Anyone who thinks Americans aren’t worried about their health insurance should think again. Many are very worried that the next illness will send them into bankruptcy.
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