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The financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on healthcare providers is a factor in the rising cost of  premiums worldwide

(...) this year and 4.5 per cent in 2019, they say. Globally, healthcare benefit costs are expected to jump(...)

Not even the impending financial and environmental disaster that is climate change can deflect from an even greater threat – paying for Ireland’s ageing population.

(...) amount of money that State is bringing in to the exchequer. Combined spending on pensions and healthcare(...)

Workers install solar panels on a roof. Several readers wanted to know about the State’s deep retrofit scheme. Photograph: courtesy of Construct Ireland

Retrofitting, carbon taxes and healthcare were among the priorities for our readers this morning(...)

Liberian nurses carry the body of an Ebola victim in 2014. Vaccines were not available to victims of the epidemic, lobby group Access to Medicines Ireland says. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

Spiralling drug costs threaten to bankrupt healthcare systems and deny patients access to essential(...)

The Affordable Care Act tries to establish more-or-less universal coverage through a “three-legged stool” of policies, all of which are needed to make the system work

(...) millions of Americans of healthcare on the basis of an equally obvious typo. And if you think this(...)