Isn’t every colonoscopy free now? Well, not exactly.

Isn’t every colonoscopy free now? Well, not exactly.

(Updated 2022) Aren’t all colonoscopies free now? No. While the Affordable Care Act includes free preventive procedures like colonoscopies, we’re hearing more and more that people are being asked to pay, from community members in  our partnerships with public radio stations KPCC in Los Angeles, KQED in San Francisco and WHYY in Philadelphia. We don’t know anyone […]

Injectable birth control: Depo-Provera costs $15 to $715

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

(Updated 2022) How much does Depo-Provera cost? Like anything else in the health-care marketplace, the answer is: it depends. It could be $15, or $715. While birth-control pills and IUD’s are common contraceptives, many  clinics also offer Depo-Provera contraceptive injection, a shot of progestin that hinders or prevents the ovaries from releasing eggs. Women using […]

Women, men and the cost of health care: A Fox News video

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

Really, women, you should stop having so many organs, because that means that you are more expensive when it come to health care, and men are tired of paying for those extra organs, according to Fox News. We had a hard time believing this clip. Because it’s part of the debate around health care, we […]