A California lawmaker wants to strengthen collaboration among public agencies to bring down costs to taxpayers.
A program designed to address the shortage of doctors in rural and poor urban areas could be in peril unless Congress acts.
Doctors and drug developers have a stake in making cancer treatments seem better than they really are.
En California, y en todo el país, se está acrecentando una crítica escasez de trabajadores de salud y asistentes de enfermería en hogares y a domicilio, amenazando la atención de personas vulnerables.
Democrats want a bill to fund the government for the rest of the year to include funding for the health law’s cost-sharing reductions for low-income marketplace customers, but Republicans want to keep the issues separate.
Before the federal health law guarantee that consumers cannot be turned down because of their medical history, it was difficult to balance insurers’ needs to make a profit and individuals’ needs for coverage.
A critical shortage of home health care workers across the U.S. is denying care for senior citizens and people with disabilities.
Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, sparked discord at his meeting with his district’s voters Monday when he suggested churches, schools and families are best able to handle the opioid epidemic rather than the federal government.
Por razones económicas y culturales, los hombres hispanos no quieren interactuar con el sistema de salud, lo que, afirman expertos, puede hacer colapsar el sistema de salud en el futuro.
In a letter to all governors, HHS Secretary Tom Price invited them to consider seeking federal help to set up reinsurance funds that would help cover losses that insurers have because of high numbers of sick patients.
Out-of-pocket costs can rise dramatically for children with chronic health issues if a family changes marketplace coverage, according to a new study.
Many Hispanic men don’t seek medical care soon enough and as the Hispanic population grows, some health care professionals are sounding an alarm.
Un número cada vez mayor de mujeres que producen más leche materna de la que necesitan la donan, o venden. Es una bendición para los bebés y madres que no pueden producir suficiente leche, pero también plantea cuestiones éticas y de salud pública controversiales.
The Trump administration has pledged to create jobs and shrink health care spending — almost a contradiction in a country where health care is a roaring engine of the economy.
As a fountain of nonprofit milk banks emerge, one woman’s abundant supply can fill another’s yawning demand. But critics fear that poor women will sell start selling their milk for survival, depriving their own babies of vital nutrients.
Even as drug pricing issues continue to draw scrutiny, federal safety regulations and incentives offer drug companies a new avenue to get a sweet return on their development costs.
With high drug prices creating widespread controversy, top pharmaceutical companies and their trade group vastly increased their lobbying spending on Capitol Hill.
Two companies that faced criticism for high-priced drugs, Marathon and Mallinckrodt, have dropped out of the PhRMA trade association.
The federal health law requires most insurance plans to offer 10 specific categories of essential benefits. Conservatives would like to get rid of that rule in the hopes of bringing down premium costs.
Doctors are beginning to pay attention to injuries, such as brain damage or kidney failure, that can afflict people who survive an overdose.