costs

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Poll: Almost A Third Of Americans Avoid Treatment Due To Costs

A recent poll suggests that 30 percent of Americans avoid seeking medical treatment due to concerns over costs.

12/11/2013

Some labor unions that initially backed President Barack Obama's health care overhaul are now frustrated and angry about what they say are unexpected consequences of the plan that could hurt their members. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Longtime Supporters Of Health Care Overhaul, Some Unions Frustrated By New Unexpected Costs

Some labor unions that initially backed President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul are now frustrated and angry about what they say are unexpected consequences of the plan that could hurt their members.

05/24/2013

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Doctors Order Fewer Lab Tests When They Know The Price

The findings of a new study indicate that doctors will order fewer laboratory tests for their patients if they know the cost of performing said tests.

04/18/2013

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