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1 In 5 Immigrant Children Detained During ‘Zero Tolerance’ Border Policy Are Under 13

The White House’s latest immigration strategy has created challenges for the HHS Office of Refugee Resettlement, which is now responsible for more children — many far younger than in previous administrations.

‘Holy Cow’ Moment Changes How Montana’s State Health Plan Does Business

Other states are watching to see if controlling how much hospitals get paid can continue to hold down costs in “Big Sky Country.”

First Female Dean 'A Sea Of Change' At USC’s Scandal-Plagued Medical School

Laura Mosqueda, a geriatrician, wants to train new doctors to better care for elderly people as the country’s population ages. She will face a big challenge as USC reels from drug and sexual misconduct scandals that have enraged students and landed the university in legal hot water.

Administration Eases Way For Small Businesses To Buy Insurance In Bulk

The Trump administration issued the final rule on association health plans, which supporters say will make coverage more affordable for some employees but led others to warn about “junk insurance.”

KHN EXCLUSIVE

How America Got Hooked On A Deadly Drug

An inside look at how Purdue Pharma pushed OxyContin despite risks of addiction and fatalities.

Special Coverage

Pre$cription for Power

Patient Advocacy Groups Take In Millions From Drugmakers. Is There A Payback?

Kaiser Health News launches “Pre$cription for Power,” a groundbreaking database to expose Big Pharma’s ties to patient groups.

Bill Of The Month

This investigation by Kaiser Health News 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.

Treating The Tiniest Opioid Patients

Treating The Tiniest Opioid Patients

For the babies of the opioid crisis, the best care may be mom’s recovery.

Is Your Hospital On The List?

Medicare is penalizing these 751 hospitals for patient injuries.

When Credit Scores Become Casualties Of Health Care

The complexity of health insurance coverage rules, along with market trends that leave consumers open to more out-of-pocket costs, lead to mounting medical debt for consumers.

Simple surgeries. Tragic results.

Simple Surgeries, Tragic Results

As surgery centers boom, patients are paying with their lives.

Investigation

Liquid Gold

Pain doctors soak up profits by screening urine for drugs.

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.

Neglect Unchecked

Neglect Unchecked

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

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‘Pour Your Heart Out?’

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