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Health Insurance in 2023
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Pharmaceutical Spending Up 77% Over 10 Years, Yet Out-of-Pocket Prescription Drug Costs Have Fallen in Same Period
Prescription drugs cost more than $4,500 a year per U.S. household, but this financial burden is felt more heavily by some states’... Read More
Rate of Workers Enrolled in High-Deductible Health Plans Jumps for 8th Year in Row to Record 55.7%
Maine has the highest rate of private-sector workers enrolled in HDHPs, while Hawaii has the lowest rate. We also address who should — and... Read More
Medical Spending Increased 14% Between 2016 and 2019, Topping $3 Trillion for First Time
The prevalence of most medical conditions is also increasing, as well as the cost of treatment. Read More
Largest Health Insurance Companies of 2023
UnitedHealth Group is the largest health insurance company in the U.S. It has an annual revenue of $286 billion and 12% of the health... Read More
Amid a Physician Shortage, 51% of Primary Care Providers Are Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants
Nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) are filling the primary care physician gap. Here’s which states have the highest... Read More
How Many Americans Are Uninsured?
A ValuePenguin study examines uninsured rates at the demographic and state levels to determine which Americans are least likely to have... Read More
More Than Half of People Weren't Able to Answer ValuePenguin's Health Insurance Questions
Only 39% claimed to have experienced confusion over using their health insurance, but many more were unable to explain the specifics of a... Read More
Medicaid Enrollment Data: How Many People Are Signed Up?
Enrollment in CHIP and Medicaid has grown by 6 million people this year to 89 million Americans. That's an increase of 7.3% in the health... Read More
Northeast States Offer Best Access to High-Quality Prenatal, Maternal Care
ValuePenguin study analyzes 6 metrics across 2 categories — access and quality — to rank the states. Read More
All the Single Ladies … Pay More for Insurance
Women spend nearly twice as much of their income on health insurance as men — and a look at how auto and life insurance stack up. Read More
The Cost of a C-Section Is More Than $9,000 Greater on Average Than a Vaginal Delivery
Despite the new rule on price transparency, figures are difficult for consumers to track down and understand. Read More
Arizona Is Best State for Long-Term Care in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities — Here’s How Other States Stack Up
The latest ValuePenguin study finds just 16 states provide four or more nurse staffing hours per resident daily despite higher federal... Read More
Medicare Changes for 2023
In 2023, Part B rates and deductibles will decrease, while Part A costs will go up slightly. Other 2023 changes include a new ESRD benefit... Read More
How Is Each Part of Medicare Funded?
Medicare taxes only pay for 34% of the Medicare program, while general federal revenues pay for 46%. Learn how Medicare funding changes... Read More
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