The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports in a new study that 59 percent of people contacted by a debt collector had outstanding medical bills.
Seattle seniors at an upscale assisted living center lament Washington’s rush to repeal and replace Obamacare with no alternative on the table.
New research finds that the Affordable Care Act — especially the Medicaid expansion — helped about 4 million people with chronic health problems get coverage. Researchers say their findings could help Republicans planning a replacement.
Letters sent to Medicare from U.S. Rep. Tom Price, President Trump’s pick to run HHS, supported physicians as well as drug or device makers, records show.
Intense, “high touch” care that focuses on housing as well as health care brings down medical costs for the most expensive patients. But it’s been hard to replicate successful programs.
A flow of Medi-Cal expansion dollars — and patients — has fueled significant growth, making clinics in California one of the linchpins of primary care under Obamacare.
Newborn sleep is a valuable commodity.
Trump did not mention his plans for the health law in his inaugural address but later that day signed an order intended to “minimize the economic burden” of the health law.
The practice, which has been criticized by some gun groups, is not addressed in the health law and federal courts have so far upheld doctors’ rights.
State lawmaker says he was worried the Trump Administration would use information on those who purchased plans to try and deport them.
From nutrition assistance programs to preventing food-borne illness, the Agriculture Department is keenly involved in health policy.
Acting CMS administrator Andy Slavitt is taking to social media to defend the Affordable Care Act from GOP dismantling.
Effort asks salon owners to voluntarily improve air quality and use less toxic chemicals.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, which eschews meat and pushes for nutrition to have a stronger influence in health policy, is suggesting alterations in how food aid to low income people is structured.
Patients who depend on the state-run AIDS Drug Assistance Program are having trouble getting medical appointments and life-saving medications.
Covered California sent the wrong subsidy information to insurers, who charged most consumers less than they really owed. Now they have to pay up.
Donald Trump’s pick to run HHS has been under fire for trading health care stocks but at least six senators at his confirmation hearings also own such stocks.
Federal officials release names of insurers who ranked poorly in a recent review of their online directories’ accuracy.
More hospitals, including Montefiore Medical Center in New York, are setting up support centers to help stressed-out family members cope.
Some lesser known provisions of the health law — things like calorie counts, lifetime limits and breast-feeding support — could be rolled back by repeal.