Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News

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Name: Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News
Date registered: September 8, 2017
URL: http://khn.org

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  1. Pediatric Practices Struggle To Adapt And Survive Amid COVID-19 — April 14, 2020
  2. Some Hospitals Continue With Elective Surgeries Despite COVID-19 Crisis — March 20, 2020
  3. Surging Health Care Worker Quarantines Raise Concerns As Coronavirus Spreads — March 9, 2020
  4. California AG Details ‘Historic’ Settlement Agreement In Sutter Health Antitrust Case — December 20, 2019
  5. Despite Quick Fixes, Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Care Still Lags — December 17, 2019

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Pediatric Practices Struggle To Adapt And Survive Amid COVID-19

Across the U.S., pediatric practices that provide front-line care for the nation’s children are struggling to adjust to crashing revenues, terrified parents and a shortage of protective equipment — and all while being asked to care for young patients who could well be vectors for transmission without showing symptoms.

Some Hospitals Continue With Elective Surgeries Despite COVID-19 Crisis

Even as many states put a moratorium on elective surgeries in a desperate effort to preserve dwindling stocks of protective gear, hospitals in other pockets of the country continue to perform a range of elective procedures. Some staff members and ethicists are voicing concerns.

Surging Health Care Worker Quarantines Raise Concerns As Coronavirus Spreads

The number of U.S. health care workers who have been ordered to self-quarantine because of potential exposure to the new coronavirus is rising at an exponential pace. Many experts say something has to change.

California AG Details ‘Historic’ Settlement Agreement In Sutter Health Antitrust Case

Sutter Health will pay $575 million to settle a high-profile antitrust case filed by California’s attorney general. In addition, it has agreed to end a host of practices that the state alleged unfairly stifled competition.

Despite Quick Fixes, Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Care Still Lags

Interviews with dozens of Kaiser Permanente therapists, patients and industry experts reveal superficial changes that look good on paper but do not translate into more effective and accessible care.

Affordable Mental Health Care? It’s Getting Even Tougher to Access

More than a decade after Congress passed a law mandating equal access for mental and physical health care, Americans struggle to find affordable, in-network mental health providers.

Surprise Settlement In Sutter Health Antitrust Case

Sutter Health has reached a tentative settlement in an antitrust suit brought by the California Attorney General’s Office. Details have not been made public.

Hospital Giant Sutter Health Faces Legal Reckoning Over Medical Pricing

A long-awaited class-action lawsuit against Sutter is set to open this month in San Francisco Superior Court. The hospital giant stands accused of violating California’s antitrust laws by leveraging its market power to drive out competition and overcharge patients.

Now They Owe $0 — Half-Million-Dollar Dialysis Bill Canceled

After reporting by KHN, NPR and CBS, Fresenius has agreed to waive a Montana man’s huge bill for out-of-network dialysis care.

First Kidney Failure, Then A $540,842 Bill For Dialysis

He needed the lifesaving treatment — he never expected a half-million-dollar bill for 14 weeks of care.

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