How to buy insurance if you have AIDS

Filed Under: Costs, Health reform

A new website detailing insurance-buying tips for people with AIDS has been launched by the Kaiser Family Foundation. People with AIDS can no longer be denied insurance coverage because of a pre-existing condition under the Affordable Care Act; one in four uninsured people have AIDS, the site says, so these people will benefit greatly from […]

Stable but stranded: Successful treatment in a failed system

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

The following essay is by Dhruv Khullar, a fourth year medical student at the Yale School of Medicine and a contestant in the 2012 Costs of Care Essay Contest.  We at clearhealthcosts.com support the mission and the people at costsofcare.org, founded by Dr. Neel Shah of Boston, and are happy to reprint these essays with permission.  By the time I […]