Did the Affordable Care Act create equal coverage of mental and physical health? Seems true on paper but not always in practice.
Though the candidates tended to agree on the end goal of universal coverage, differences emerged over how to get there.
At the first Democratic presidential primary debate, former U.S. lawmaker John Delaney outlined his opposition to “Medicare for All” by claiming it would prove fatal for hospitals. It’s really not that simple.
On the first of the Democrat’s two-night debate, only New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren offered full support for a single-payer system that would banish private health insurance.
There’s a lack of confidence in the number.
As the 2020 campaign season kicks off, both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden say they’ll cure cancer. If only it were that simple.
Las promesas políticas de “curar el cáncer” son de larga data, pero científicos afirman que es una frase difícil de lograr en la vida real.
Nearly 9 in 10 Democrats or Democratic-leaning independents said it is very important for candidates to discuss health issues. But they are sharply divided among the goals of lowering costs, increasing access, protecting the Affordable Care Act or moving to a “Medicare for All” plan, a poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation reported.
School psychologists provide the first line of treatment for children with mental health issues. Quantifying the shortage depends on who’s counting.
At Wednesday’s House Budget Committee, Congressional Budget Office experts outlined the complexities of implementing an overhaul of America’s health insurance system.
The administration’s position on a pending lawsuit to get the Affordable Care Act is one of the reasons experts said there’s cause for skepticism.
The claim by Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell is correct but could use more context and clarification.
A talking point used by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refers to all three of these distinct concepts in a way that could magnify public misperceptions.
Findings released Thursday by the Rand Corp. highlight how reimbursement rates vary nationally and the impact the charges have on the nation’s high cost of health care.
He didn’t overstate the relationship between hazardous waste sites and birth defects and autism.
The Congressional Budget Office report does clearly communicate that shifting to this type of health system would be a complicated process.
An estimated 1.25 million Americans have Type 1 diabetes and cannot live without insulin. Sen. Kamala Harris’ claim that 1 in 4 diabetes patients cannot afford their insulin is a shockingly high number, so we decided to dig into the sparse data.
En una gira nacional, la nueva directora de la organización busca enfocar el ojo público en servicios que la entidad ofrece y que no están relacionados con el aborto.
The nation’s largest reproductive health services provider is in the midst of a high-stakes effort to showcase what it considers its vital role in providing community health care.
It’s “within spitting distance of something that’s true,” said one health economist. But our fact check found it wasn’t quite there.