Blog Posts By:

Patricia Kelmar,
Director, Health Care Campaigns


Saturday, April 24, is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

Here are the tactics that drug companies use to keep lower-priced drug competitors out of the market

Americans need lower cost prescription drugs and we can’t afford to wait. 

The No Surprises Act, passed in December 2020, is one of the most comprehensive consumer health protections the previous Congress passed. It builds on what we've learned from state surprise billing protections and establishes guardrails to minimize inflationary effects of arbitration. 

There is no worse feeling than getting a large unexpected bill in the mail. And in the case of a surprise medical bill, it usually comes at the worst time - when you are home recovering from an illness or injury. But most of those bills will soon be a thing of the past.

Testing is an important tool to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, but it's important to know when and how to get tested. 

U.S. PIRG visited the state health department websites for all 50 states to assess testing requirements and availability of testing sites. 

New federal policy gives greenlight to nursing homes to allow safe outdoor visits

It’s probably been over six months since your last dental appointment. Should you return for your check up?

Wondering if it’s safe to seek out care now? Here are three health care appointments you shouldn’t delay.