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Navigating Aging

What The Trump Home Dialysis Plan Would Really Look Like

It takes more than an executive order to shift kidney disease patients from dialysis centers to home care. These patients show it takes discipline, skill, will and support.

Among Hurdles For Those With Opioid Addictions: Getting The Drug To Treat It

It can be difficult to get a prescription for buprenorphine, one of the gold standards for treating opioid use disorder. And not all pharmacies stock the drug.

Health Plan’s ‘Cadillac Tax’ May Finally Be Running Out Of Gas

The tax on generous health plans — originally envisioned as a way to help pay for the ACA and change consumers’ behavior — has never been implemented, and Congress is considering repeal.

Despite Failed Promises, Stem Cell Advocates Again Want Taxpayers To Pony Up Billions

California’s stem cell agency, created by a $3 billion bond measure 15 years ago, is almost out of money. Its supporters plan to ask voters for even more funding next year, even though no agency-funded treatments have been approved for widespread use.

Watch: Defining The Debate On Health Care Coverage Options

Politicians are throwing around a lot of terms when they talk about their health care plans: universal care, “Medicare for All,” “Medicare Buy-In.” KHN helps explain what they are talking about.

Special Coverage

Postcard From Tijuana

Postcard From Tijuana

Migrant moms await due dates and court dates.

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.


Opioid Prescribing

Even as the CDC issued warnings, surgeons handed out many times the number of opioid pills needed for post-op pain.

Fitness Trackers

Will the most steps win?


PolitiFact and Kaiser Health News team up to truth-squad health care claims made by politicians and policymakers leading up to the 2020 election.

No Mercy

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Look Up Your Hospital

Is It Being Penalized By Medicare?

Botched Operation

Death By 1,000 Clicks

Where electronic health records went wrong.

Calls Grow For Medicare To Cover Anti-Rejection Drugs After Kidney Transplant

Banking on new cost estimates, a bipartisan coalition in Congress is poised to try — once again — to end a three-year limit on coverage for lifesaving medication required to keep the organs functioning.

Weekly Podcast

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: We Answer Your Questions

Daily Cartoon

‘Couch Potato?’

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