May 17, 2013 2:16 pm
Women who discover they carry a hereditary gene mutation that dramatically increases their risk of breast and ovarian cancers face big decisions and the possibility of tens of thousands of dollars in medical costs.
May 9, 2013 2:35 pm
Data being released for the first time shows that hospitals charge Medicare wildly differing amounts — sometimes 10 to 20 times what Medicare typically reimburses — for the same procedure.
May 7, 2013 2:00 pm
A monumental new study finds that “Medicaid coverage generated no significant improvements in measured physical health outcomes” for poor adults.
May 7, 2013 1:58 pm
This is just one small study. Evidence shows that Medicaid has been beneficial nationwide and this study shows a range of benefits.
May 3, 2013 1:53 pm
Media and Latino Decisions in conjunction with The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Health Policy Center, today released key findings of a national Latino poll indicating that less than a quarter of Latinos feel well informed about the ACA.
April 23, 2013 1:09 pm
Within the past five years, more than 600 undocumented immigrants have been sent back to their native country while seeking care in American hospitals, according to a report from the Center for Social Justice.
March 27, 2013 2:58 pm
Employers are increasingly trying to lower health care costs by using incentives to persuade workers to make better lifestyle choices, a new survey shows, but what remains less clear is whether a reward is better than a punishment — or whether the programs work at all.
March 26, 2013 6:00 pm
Insurance companies will have to pay out an average of 32 percent more for medical claims on individual health policies under President Barack Obama’s overhaul, the nation’s leading group of financial risk analysts has estimated.
February 26, 2013 12:31 pm
The country’s largest provider of long-term-care insurance coverage has announced it will begin setting its prices based on sex this spring.
February 8, 2013 12:37 pm
U.S. Roman Catholic bishops on Thursday rejected the Obama Administration’s latest bid for compromise over a hotly disputed health policy that requires employees at religiously affiliated institutions to have access to insurance coverage for contraceptives.