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Thousands of Doctors' Offices Buckle Under Financial Stress of COVID

Across the nation, primary care practices that were already struggling are closing, victims of the pandemic’s financial fallout. And this is reducing access to health care, especially in rural and other regions already short on doctors.

COVID-19

How Pharma Money Colors Operation Warp Speed’s Quest to Defeat COVID

A Trump administration maneuver allows executives who are leading the federal effort to keep investments in drug companies that would benefit from the pandemic response.

Lost on the Frontline

OSHA Let Employers Decide Whether to Report Health Care Worker Deaths. Many Didn't.

Four workers died at a facility with one of the largest U.S. outbreaks, but the Occupational Safety and Health Administration never conducted an inspection. It’s a pattern that’s played out across the nation, a KHN investigation finds.

Podcast

‘An Arm and a Leg’: How to Avoid a Big Bill for Your COVID Test

Tests for the coronavirus are supposed to be free. And, usually, they are. But sometimes … things happen. Here’s how to avoid getting a surprise bill for a test.

Bill of the Month

After Kid’s Minor Bike Accident, Major Bill Sets Legal Wheels in Motion

It was a surprise even in a family of lawyers. The process called “subrogation” began with one Nevada family’s health insurer denying their claim for an emergency room visit after 9-year-old fell off his bike.

Daily Cartoon

‘Inaccupuncture?’

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