Category: Postcards

Supreme Court Seems Sympathetic To Insurers In Obamacare Case

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Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News No clear split between conservative and liberal Supreme Court justices emerged Tuesday as justices heard arguments over whether the federal government could renege on Congress’ promise to pay health insurance companies billions to motivate them to participate in the Obamacare marketplaces. Health insurers hope to recoup $12 billion they believe ….  Read More

Moved Overseas For School, Stayed For Insulin

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KHN correspondent Shefali Luthra reported this story from Germany as a 2019 Arthur F. Burns Fellow. HAMBURG, Germany ― Every now and then, Katie West considers returning to the United States. She moved to Germany for graduate school three years ago and now works as a health systems researcher in Hamburg. Her family is an ….  Read More

Shopping At The Apotheke: Compare German Pharmacies With Your Corner Drugstore

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Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). HAMBURG, Germany — If you’re looking for bobby pins, cheap lipstick or a protein bar, well, sorry, Americans, the German pharmacy can’t help you. It’s not the CVS, Rite Aid or Walgreens of home. Die Apotheke, as a pharmacy is known here, sells medications. ….  Read More