Access to health care for LGBTQ people is limited, study finds

Summary: Access to health care for LGBTQ people is a big issue, explored in this report by the Kaiser Family Foundation. “Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals often face challenges and barriers to accessing needed health services and, as a result, can experience worse health outcomes. These challenges can include stigma, discrimination, violence, and […]

Health prices are more transparent, and how patients use them: Reporting on Health

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

Summary: “Patients and health care journalists have long called for greater transparency in the prices of health care, and several companies now provide that information for free. Clearhealthcosts.com, started by Jeanne Pinder, a former New York Times reporter, has built a searchable database of dozens of tests, procedures, and treatments and the prices charged by […]