Latest by Tom Murphy

Published on March 15, 2020 - Page 13
Patients left confused or daunted by the U.S. health care system may soon have a new ally. More employers and insurers are providing aides to help...
Published on February 4, 2020 - Page 8
The next time you get sick, your care may involve a form of the technology people use to navigate road trips or pick the right vacuum cleaner online...
Published on January 19, 2020 - Page 12
The new year often starts harshly for people with high-deductible health insurance. Many deductibles reset Jan. 1, forcing patients to pay thousands...
Published on December 24, 2019 - Page 8
After Kim Lauerman was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, doctors wanted to give her a drug that helps prevent infections and fever during chemotherapy....
Published on November 19, 2019 - Page 9
In the ever-shifting world of company-provided health insurance, here’s a constant: It keeps getting more expensive. Workers may learn their doctor...
Published on October 27, 2019 - Page 10
Health insurance costs have climbed so high, there’s insurance for it. More employers are offering their workers supplemental coverage for expenses...
Published on August 27, 2019 - Page 8
Health care is moving closer to patients. Drugstores are expanding the care and support they offer, and telemedicine is bringing doctors and...
Published on August 6, 2019 - Page 8
Lisa Love hasn’t seen her doctor of 25 years since she discovered telemedicine. Love tried virtual visits last summer for help with a skin...
Published on July 6, 2019 - Page 10
That cuddly new puppy can be pretty intimidating if pet owners consider the veterinary bills it might produce. A pet’s torn knee ligaments or a...
Published on February 27, 2019 - Page 12
Medicare Advantage enrollees get a new, second chance to find the right health coverage this year. The government added another enrollment window...