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Death By A Thousand Clicks

Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong

The U.S. government claimed that turning American medical charts into electronic records would make health care better, safer and cheaper. Ten years and $36 billion later, the system is an unholy mess. Inside a digital revolution gone wrong.

Nursing Home Fines Drop As Trump Administration Heeds Industry Complaints

Inspectors are citing nursing facilities for violating health and safety more often than during the Obama administration. But the average fine is nearly a third lower than it was before President Donald Trump took office.

Broker Websites Expand Health Plan Shopping Options While Glossing Over Details

These direct-enrollment broker websites are “under-policed” and can steer consumers toward plans that may not be the best option for them, a new report concludes.

Students With Disabilities Call College Admissions Cheating ‘Big Slap In The Face’

Parents of students with legitimate learning disabilities worry that a backlash against providing special accommodations in college admissions testing could make it harder for them to succeed.

Judge Vows To Rule On Medicaid Work Requirements By End Of March

A federal district judge appeared skeptical of the arguments by the Justice Department and Arkansas and Kentucky that their programs should mandate that some enrollees work.

Special Coverage

A ‘Fountain Of Youth’ Pill? Sure, If You’re A Mouse.

The race for the cure to aging sparks hope and hype among top scientists — plus billions of dollars in investment.

Bill Of The Month

This investigation by KHN and NPR dissects and explains your medical bills every month in order to shed light on U.S. health care prices and to help patients learn how to be more active in managing costs.

Secretive ‘Rebate Trap’

It's keeping generic drugs out of reach.

‘Medicare-For-All’

Support for “Medicare-for-all” is becoming a front-runner topic among Democratic presidential candidates. But the phrase is being used to describe any number of policies.

Tainted Drugs

Tainted Drugs

When medicine makes patients sicker.

Treatment Overkill

Up To A Third Of Knee Replacements Pack Pain And Regret

Many patients face lingering pain and disappointment after undergoing knee replacement surgery, which costs an average $31,000.

Paying For Hospital Quality

 

Investigation

Liquid Gold

Pain doctors soak up profits by screening urine for drugs.

Campaign Contributions Tracker

Pharma Cash To Congress

KHN's database tracks campaign donations from drugmakers over the past 10 years.

Weekly Podcast

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ The Karma Of Cutting Medicare

Daily Cartoon

‘Comeback Tour?’

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