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1.  U.S. Health Insurance Coverage in 2020: A Looming Crisis in Affordability  


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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the U.S. had 30 million uninsured people and more than 40 million who were underinsured. According to the Commonwealth Fund’s latest Biennial Health Insurance Survey, more than 43 percent of working-age adults were inadequately insured in the first half of 2020.
2.  Despite Promises of ACA, Study Shows Two-Thirds of Personal Bankruptcies Still Caused by Illness and Medical Bills  


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A majority of personal bankruptcy cases examined in a new study were brought about by high medical bills—just as most bankruptcy cases were before the passage of the Affordable Care Act. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
3.  Nearly 1 in 4 Americans are skipping medical care because of the cost  


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Over the past year, 22% of Americans say they have steered clear of some sort of medical care because of the expense, according to a new survey.
4.  If Biden Doesn't Act Quickly, Millions Could Lose Medicaid as Omicron Surges  


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“Make no mistake: kicking people out of Medicaid will kill many,” warned Dr. Adam Gaffney, a public health advocate.
5.  Omicron surge pushing the US health care system over a precipice  


World Socialist Web Site
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Hospitalizations for COVID-19 are rapidly accelerating across the United States, inundating health systems one after the other. However, Biden and his administration have made clear they will not impose meaningful restrictions to stem the tide of a growing catastrophe.
6.  United Healthcare Denying Emergency Room claims  


The Daily Poster
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UnitedHealthcare recently sparked outcry by saying it may retroactively deny ER claims — but documents suggest it’s been doing so for years.