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Dr. Edward Jasper (right) trains a doctor on the protective equipment that could be used in treating a coronavirus patient, at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.

Health insurers are cutting members’ costs for coronavirus testing and letting them get refills early as the outbreak threatens the US

From waiving payments to promoting virtual visits, here's what major health insurers are doing to increase access to care for the novel coronavirus.
The longer you stay in one workplace, the less lonely you're likely to feel.

Loneliness in America is at an all-time high. Long working hours and sad desk lunches may be to blame.

Loneliness can have serious health consequences. Experts recommend connecting with colleagues on a non-work level and using your breaks wisely.

‘I owe the American people an apology’: A former healthcare executive says he’s sorry for devising the biggest argument against Medi...

Wendell Potter, a leading healthcare advocate, says he regrets crafting the talking point used against reform: the element of choice in the system.
President Donald Trump speaks about lowering drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.

CVS and other drug-plan providers surge after the Trump administration scraps a key part of its push to lower prices

The plan would have banned pharmacy benefit managers from profiting on deals cut between drugmakers and insurance plans.
Nat Turner, 32, is the cofounder and CEO of Flatiron Health.

Dispensed: Pharma middlemen get their day in the hot seat, life at Flatiron Health a year after acquisition, and almost $1 billion invested in clinica...

Welcome to Dispensed, Business Insider's weekly newsletter giving you a dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news.

Congress grilled little-known middlemen over the high cost of prescription drugs. Here’s how they defended themselves.

Pharmacy benefit managers are defending the tactics they use to keep prescription drug costs down and pointing the finger back at Big Pharma.

A whopping 92% of working Singaporeans are stressed – and women are prioritising families over themselves, study finds

Singaporean women say that their sources of stress are personal finance, too much work and personal health.
Andrew B., who has Type 1 diabetes, has seen his prices for insulin vary drastically over the past year.

No one could explain why this college student saw the price of his life-saving diabetes medication jump 150%, and it reveals a key problem with the US...

Business Insider spoke with one family who saw its insulin costs increase drastically over 2018, jumping more than 150% in 10 months.
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon.

The biggest healthcare investor conference starts on Monday — here are the top 5 areas we’re keeping an eye on

The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference kicks off Monday. From Amazon's healthcare ambitions, to the next mega-merger, here's what we expect to hear about.
Cigna CEO David Cordani struck a massive deal this year.

Cigna is closing its $67 billion deal with Express Scripts, creating a new healthcare giant

Cigna is set to complete its deal for pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts. The deal gives Cigna more control over its customers' prescriptions.