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‘Bill Of The Month’ Launches With ‘Outrageous’ Drug Test

Kaiser Health News, in collaboration with NPR, kicks off a series that will examine and decode your perplexing medical bills.

In An Effort To Curb Drug Costs, States Advance Bills To Prod Feds On Importation

Legislatures in blue and red states alike are considering proposals that would allow them to import prescription drugs from Canada.

FDA Head Vows To Tackle High Drug Prices And Drugmakers ‘Gaming The System’

In an exclusive interview, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb describes what he’s doing to spur competition and bring down drug prices.

Idaho Blue Cross Jumps Into Controversial Market For Plans That Bypass ACA Rules

Focus turns to whether the Trump administration will challenge Idaho’s move to allow such plans to be sold to individuals.

Work-For-Medicaid Lifts Off In Indiana, But Even Fans Fret About Red Tape

Requiring some Medicaid recipients to work or perform community service for their benefits has stirred controversy. KHN's Sarah Varney explores what the policy could mean for 30,000 low-income Hoosiers.

Special Coverage


Liquid Gold

Pain doctors soak up profits by screening urine for drugs.

Medicaid Nation

Medicaid Nation: No Car, No Care?

For more than 50 years, the program for the poor and sick has been required to ferry certain clients to and from medical appointments. But now that's at risk in some states.

Meet The Medicaid Nation

Those relying on the federal government’s safety net are grandmothers, the kid next door, your supermarket cashier — maybe even you.

Her Sister’s Keeper

Caring for a sibling with mental illness.

Neglect Unchecked

Neglect Unchecked

Infection lapses are rampant in nursing homes but punishment is rare, according to a Kaiser Health News analysis.

Is Your Hospital On The List?

Medicare is penalizing these 751 hospitals for patient injuries.

Navigating Aging

Judith Graham's column focuses on medical issues and advice associated with aging and end-of-life care.

The Orphan Drug Machine

Drugmakers rush into the marketplace with rare disease treatments. What's the impact on prescription costs?


Baltimore's Other Divide

Months of reporting and rich hospital data portray life in the worst asthma hot spot in one of the worst asthma cities: Baltimore.

Weekly Podcast

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ What Do The Budget, Idaho And FDA Chief Scott Gottlieb Have In Common?

Daily Cartoon

‘Helping Hand?’

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