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Even among the insured, cost of illness can be devastating, Harvard-backed poll finds

Despite the Affordable Care Act’s much-touted expansion of health coverage in the U.S., a first-ever poll of America’s seriously ill demonstrates that insurance alone isn’t enough to protect against the high cost of care. The poll showed that though 91 percent of respondents had health insurance, 53 percent of those with insurance had trouble paying… Read More »

UHS grows profit, even as DOJ settlement fund hits $90 million

Universal Health Services grew its third-quarter profit by nearly 22% year-over-year, the investor-owned hospital chain announced Thursday. The King of Prussia, Pa.-based company reported $ 171.7 million in net income during the quarter, up from $ 141.2 million during the same period in 2017. Net revenue rose by 4.2% to $ 2.65 billion, compared with… Read More »