Latest Kaiser Health News Stories
Los promocionan como una alternativa económica a los planes de ACA. Pero expertos en mercados de seguros dudan sobre el tipo de cobertura que ofrecen.
Public outrage over surprise medical bills prompted 21 states to pass consumer protection laws. But these laws largely ignore ambulance rides, which can leave patients stuck with hundreds or even thousands of dollars in bills.
What to do if you get hit by an exorbitant ambulance bill — and how to avoid them in the first place.
Regulators are beginning to scrutinize claims by companies that their alternative plans help people meet Obamacare requirements.
El paciente tiene derecho a reclamar si cree que no está recibiendo una atención adecuada. Y el hospital debe resolver el problema rápidamente.
Aunque menos publicitada, la alergia a la leche puede significar un grave problema de salud, y un gasto en atención médica enorme para la familia.
A vital tradition is gaining steam as more families use the holiday gathering to discuss and document advance-care plans.
If you’re in the hospital and aren’t happy with how they are treating you, here are some simple steps to improve your situation.
A new study by Fair Health finds that milk registered the highest average number of services and treatments per patient of any food allergy in 2016.
In this episode of “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Joanne Kenen of Politico, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo and Sarah Jane Tribble of Kaiser Health News discuss some of the under-covered health stories of the past several weeks, including drug price issues, the opioid epidemic and women’s reproductive health.
Porque el sistema computarizado así lo indica, o por comodidad del médico, pacientes reciben pastillas extra de poderosos opioides.
Southern Illinois University’s William Halford conducted unregulated human herpes experiments in hotels near university campus, emails show.
Más de 140,000 puertorriqueños llegaron a la zona central de Florida desde que el huracán María devastó la isla. En muchos casos, los planes médicos que tenían en Puerto Rico no funcionaron en el continente.
Following minor surgery, KHN’s consumer columnist sees how easily doctors offer pain pills, fueling epidemic of opioid addiction.
In an effort to reduce drug costs and increase efficiency, Massachusetts is seeking federal approval to implement a new approach to how the state’s Medicaid program covers prescription medications.
Many have complicated questions about whether their Medicaid or Medicare coverage can shift to their new homes. And for those seeking private insurance, using the ACA’s insurance marketplaces will likely be a new experience.
Una nueva vacuna contra el herpes zoster puede ayudar a millones que portan el virus a evadir el dolor y los costosos tratamientos.
The painful condition caused by the chickenpox virus will strike 1 in 3 Americans during their lifetimes — most between ages 60 and 70, but those in their 50s have reason to arm themselves.
The federal agents warned store owners that importing drugs from foreign countries is illegal and that those helping “administer” such medicines could face penalties.
This controversial center created by the Affordable Care Act has a Canadian fan base even as it is at risk in the U.S.