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Morgin DuPont, a musician who's transgender, holds up the flag for transgender and gender nonconforming people at a rally in New York.

The staggering costs of being transgender in the US, where even patients with health insurance can face six-figure bills

The cost of medical treatments for transgender people in the US can amount to more than $100,000, and they're often not covered by health insurance.
An insurance premium is akin to a monthly bill.

Every type of insurance has a monthly payment called a premium, and how much you pay depends on how risky you are

An insurance premium is the monthly or annual payment you make to an insurance company to keep your policy active.
Holmes arrives at court in California in January 2019.

Dispensed: A trial date for Elizabeth Holmes, new management at uBiome, and the primary care trends we’re tracking

Welcome to Dispensed, our weekly dispatch of healthcare, biotech, and pharma news from Business Insider.
COBRA insurance allows employees to hang on to a former employer's health coverage.

How to get COBRA health insurance if you lose your job or retire early

COBRA insurance is a form of health coverage provided by a company to a former employee and their spouse and dependents. It can last up to 36 months.
Most Americans need to have health insurance to afford medical care.

How to get health insurance to pay for doctors, dentists, and emergencies

Americans not covered by an employer or Medicare can get health insurance on HealthCare.gov, where they may qualify for tax credits and subsidies.
Health insurance can be tricky to navigate.

How to retire with health insurance if you’re too young for Medicare

If you're still willing to work part time in early retirement, it may be worth considering a side gig just for the health insurance benefits.
Critics online argued that the story isn't feel-good.

Home Depot built a makeshift walker for a toddler, and some people say it reveals a dark truth about health care in America

Home Depot employees built a walker out of pipes for a toddler in Georgia. Now, some critics are saying this isn't a feel-good story.
Sen. Kamala Harris.

Kamala Harris flip-flops on private health insurance and says she wants undocumented immigrants to get Medicare

Sen. Kamala Harris said she doesn't support eliminating all private health insurance under Medicare-for-all after suggesting in January that she does.
In several US states, workers may have paid more than $8,000 for healthcare in 2017.

How much your healthcare costs in all 50 states

Location plays a big role in the cost of your insurance and healthcare. Workers in Hawaii paid just $4,700 on average, but costs were higher elsewhere.
Most people can't avoid taxes in retirement.

3 major expenses no one can avoid in retirement

Retirement isn't much cheaper than your working years. Healthcare costs spike in retirement and taxes on some retirement income is inevitable.