As he awaits a decision from the Supreme Court on federal subsidies to help cover the cost of premiums in three dozen states, the president points to the millions who have gained insurance and decries efforts by political opponents.
A decision in King v. Burwell is expected by the end of the month.
At Mount Sinai Medical School in New York City, many of the medical students majored in things like English or history, and they never took the MCAT. The institution sees that diversity as one of its biggest strengths.
Researchers with the National Women’s Law Center find insurers around the country are failing to provide contraception and other care without copays.
The American Medical Association is funding experiments at universities around the country to try to change how we train physicians.
Nurses who are men make nearly $7,700 a year more than female nurses in outpatient settings and nearly $3,900 more annually in hospitals, a study finds.
The percentage of people without health insurance has dropped about a third since 2012, to 13.2 percent, according to federal officials.
After hearing arguments Wednesday from both sides of a case challenging the health law’s subsidies to help people buy health coverage on federal exchanges, Supreme Court justices offered little insight into how they will rule.
Millions of Americans might not be able to afford insurance if the Supreme Court rules the government erred in making subsidies available in all states.
Republicans fear backlash if they don’t have a plan to help those who might lose subsidies if the Supreme Court strikes down a key tenet of the health law.
Health policy experts present a list of possible fixes to the health law, including changing how subsidies are calculated and eliminating the individual mandate.
A new poll shows that most Americans favor governmental action to restore subsidies if the Supreme Court limits their availability.
Groups urge women to tell their own abortion stories to helps change the public view of abortion.
More than 6 million Americans are already signed up for Obamacare policies for 2015.
Sixty percent of people generally favor requiring large firms to provide insurance or pay a fine. But support falls when people are told businesses could cut back workers’ hours and it increases when they learn that most businesses already provide coverage.
Almost all large employers offer at least one wellness plan, but studies showing these efforts really save money are scarce.
About 10 million people have gained insurance, but there are still several diverse groups of people who won’t get coverage.
Some suggest “virtual” state exchanges could be created, but scholars say that’s not likely to pass legal muster.
In some states, insurance plans deviate from Congress’ health law compromise.
Nurse practitioners and physician assistants can fill some primary care gaps, but specialists say an aging population will need more intensive care.