Rachel Bluth

Are Surprises Ahead For Legislation To Curb Surprise Medical Bills?

Surprise medical bills — those unexpected and often pricey bills patients face when they get care from a doctor or hospital that isn’t in their insurance network — are the health care problem du jour in Washington, with congressional lawmakers from both sides of the aisle and the White House call

Bits of Captured Data Paint a Picture of Your Health

Data collected by apps, devices, even your refrigerator paint a picture of your health and your health status that can be sold to drug companies, insurance firms and advertisers.

Here’s a fun activity. Let’s look at my credit card statement from last month. Among other things, I paid for a pair of athletic leggings, four movie tickets, and two beers and a plate of nachos at a nearby restaurant.

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