Health Headlines for July 20, 2021

Health Care in NY: Higher tax credits and nearly free for those who got unemployment

Democrat & Chronicle

There are higher benefits for income-eligible residents, as well as nearly free coverage for those who collected unemployment this year.

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Local hospitals flouting federal price-transparency rules, report finds

Crain’s NY

Most New York City–area hospitals are not in compliance with new federal requirements to publish prices for their services, according to a new report.

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U.S. proposes raising penalty for hospitals that don’t publish prices

Wall Street Journal

Larger hospitals would have to pay as much as $2 million annually if they don’t make their prices public under the proposed rule.

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Single Payer health care’s deadly waitlists

Daily News

Wait lists for care in countries with health systems like Single Payer are longer than ever.

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For health care in NY, don’t fix what isn’t broken

The Buffalo News – Opinion 

We don’t need disastrous, job-killing tax hikes or a wholesale government takeover of the health care sector to expand access to coverage.

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