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TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Health and Human Services issued two rules Friday requiring hospitals and insurers to publicly disclose costs patients actually pay for health care services, including doctor visits and prescription drugs. The greater transparency will lead to competitive pricing, increased quality care, and greater patient control.

On the list of what frightens people the most, ranking right up there with spiders, snakes and heights are needles. In fact, the extreme fear of medical procedures involving needles is a valid phobia with an ominous name: trypanophobia. Charyn Caruso, a phlebotomist for Grove City Medical Center, has worked with her share of patients who have suffered from the condition throughout her 20-year career.

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In a letter to President Trump, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) thanks him for increasing the options available to Medicare beneficiaries, allowing them to access private treatment and insurance without losing their Social Security benefits.