Tag Archives: coverage

Trump administration weakens Obamacare birth control coverage mandate

Under the Affordable Care Act, employer-provided health insurance plans are required to cover birth control as a preventive service. Now, the US Department of Health and Human Services has issued a final rule providing exemption from the contraceptive coverage mandate to entities that object to such coverage based on religious beliefs. The second final rule… Read More »

Can coffee ‘tame the redness of rosacea’? Here’s what you need to know about the New York Times’ coverage

October 22, 2018 Posted By Categories Kevin Lomangino is the managing editor of HealthNewsReview.org. He tweets as @KLomangino. Here’s another example in our occasional series documenting how the New York Times’ ‘Well’ section is often unwell. This time it’s a brief story claiming that “Coffee may tame the redness of rosacea.” Let’s start with the… Read More »

Man says he faces 'slow death' without pricey medication after insurer denies coverage

Mark Dendy, a tutor at Brightwood College, was informed in July that his insurer would no longer cover his potentially life-saving medication. (Fox 40) A California biology tutor with a rare, life-threatening disorder said that he is “going to die a slow death” without a life-saving medication that his insurance company stopped covering in July.… Read More »