Articles Tagged 'health care'

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How to Be Ill – And Get Better – in America

If you like roller coasters — particularly the iffy wooden kind that hasn’t been serviced since the Victorian era and might derail at any moment — then perhaps you’ll enjoy the hair-raising, stomach-flipping challenge of dealing with health insurance officials and hospital finance departments in the U.S. (More on this later.) The good news is, […]

Orlando Bloom

A Brit’s Guide to Health Matters in the U.S.: Learning the Lingo

As Brits quickly discover, there are huge differences between the American and British healthcare systems. For most people here, there’s no “free” health care in the U.S., but often, a mountain of paperwork involved with each doctor visit or procedure. What is not immediately appreciated is the equally huge difference in terminology, and if you’re […]