Drug prices rise for a variety of reasons but opportunities for the government to control them is limited.
The annual Census report finds that the number of uninsured falls to 29 million from 33 million.
Sexually active teenagers are more likely to use birth control and are choosing forms that are more effective, a study finds. Births to teens dropped by 36 percent from 2007 to 2013.
In a joint project, the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University are banking on a new building to kick start efforts to bring health professionals together by introducing collaboration into medical training.
The setback prompts some to change direction, others to stay the course.
Advocates for a single payer health care system say it would be more efficient, but other analysts predict that such an unprecedented change could be extremely disruptive to a key part of the nation’s economy.
The president made the proposal as part of a comprehensive look at the Affordable Care Act’s legacy in an article under his byline in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Presidential candidates from both parties have proposals they say would help lower the cost of prescription drugs. But most experts say that efforts to regulate prices might not end up saving much money.
It was a big win for pro-abortion rights advocates, but abortion opponents are not daunted. Stay tuned for how it will affect presidential politics and the next generation of women voters.
The 5-to-3 decision could impact similar laws in about two dozen other states.
The proposal includes many details, but key questions about cost remain unanswered.
Medical residents at George Washington University spend three weeks examining and diagnosing the nation’s health care system.
Health policy is far from an afterthought at George Washington University, where med students begin tackling the knotty topic in their first semester.
Justices give lower courts more instructions for trying to get all parties to reach an accommodation.
The U.S. faces a variety of serious concerns beyond just the future of the federal health law.
Republicans have long touted a proposal to allow insurers to sell across state lines as a way to help keep coverage costs down. But there are some significant obstacles to making such a system work, as this video points out.
The request also hints at a potential compromise from the justices.
Justices consider a key aspect of the Affordable Care Act for the fourth time in five years.
GOP health policy analysts skewer front-runner’s health proposal.
National foes facilitate new state laws, while rights advocates measure their impact in real time.