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Ptown Select Board Member Ignites Controversy with Viral Post
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Ptown Select Board Member Ignites Controversy with Viral Post

Travel to Provincetown during the COVID-19 crisis became an issue this past week when Select Board member Lise King "posted a Facebook message on Thursday that she found painf...

Open Wide: Dentists Charge Extra for 'Infection Control'

Open Wide: Dentists Charge Extra for 'Infection Control'

Jun 3
Swish Dental is just one of a growing number of dental practices nationwide that in the past month have begun charging patients an infection control fee between $10 and $20.

A Coast-to-Coast Snapshot at the Impact of the Coronavirus on the Housing Market

A Coast-to-Coast Snapshot at the Impact of the Coronavirus on the Housing Market

Jun 2
Here's a quick look at the current state of the real estate market in a few cities coast to coast during the COVID-19 crisis.

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio | May 26
Hospitals around the country are afraid to send out hundreds of thousands of bills related to COVID-19 testing. That's because Congress mandated there would be no copays and no out-of-pocket costs for patients. But who's paying?

1st Deadlines for Laid-Off Workers to Get Health Insurance

1st Deadlines for Laid-Off Workers to Get Health Insurance

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 25
Many laid-off workers who lost health insurance in the coronavirus shutdown soon face the first deadlines to qualify for fallback coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Obamacare Safety Net Protects Many Losing Insurance, But Not All

Obamacare Safety Net Protects Many Losing Insurance, But Not All

May 18
The loss of 31 million jobs due to coronvirus has an added downside: 27 million have lost job-based health insurance. The worst may still lie ahead.