Sarah Kliff
Sarah Kliff
Investigations and health policy for the @nytimes. I like reading your medical bills. Got a tip? sarah.kliff@nytimes.com or DM for Signal.Source
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A stunning chart shows the true cause of the gender wage gap

A stunning chart shows the true cause of the gender wage gap

It is a persistent fact that — across time and across countries — women earn less money than men. This is true in the United States (where women earn about 79 percent of what men do). It is true in Japan (women there earn 73 percent of what a man does). It is true in Denmark (which has a 15 percent wage gap). Look across the world and you won’t find a country where men and women have equal earnings. The big debate in this space isn’t whether a gender wage gap exists — it’s why the gap exists. Some think the wage gap is the result of gender discrimination, an economy that doesn’t believe...

February 19, 2018
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Americans’ Medical Debts Are Bigger Than Was Known, Totaling $140 Billion

Americans’ Medical Debts Are Bigger Than Was Known, Totaling $140 Billion

A new study finds that health care has become the country’s largest source of debt in collections. Those debts are largest where Medicaid wasn’t expanded. Americans owe nearly twice as much medical debt as was previously known, and the amount owed has become increasingly concentrated in states that do not participate in the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion program. New research published Tuesday in JAMA finds that collection agencies held $140 billion in unpaid medical bills last year. An earlier study, examining debts in 2016, estimated that Americans held $81 billion in medical...

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