Other readers ask what can be done to challenge unexpected medical bills — whether the result of an emergency room visit or after a change in prescription drug coverage.
Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appellate judge, comes with a long paper trail on healthcare issues including the Affordable Care Act. His conservative credentials nearly guarantee strong opposition from Senate Democrats and liberal advocates.
HHS is planning a new rule to set ceiling prices for the 340B drug discount program, despite many delays to implement an earlier rule on the issue.
The mainstream medical community has avoided engaging in the abortion debate in the years since Roe v. Wade, but it still holds a key role in future fights.
More insurers are expected to offer individual health plans on more Affordable Care Act exchanges for 2019. The big question is whether they will expand into rural counties.
The CMS’ suspension of the ACA’s risk-adjustment payments will hit large insurers the hardest, but the timing and rollout has drawn sharp condemnation for causing more individual market turmoil for 2019.
The Trump administration is halting billions of dollars of payments to insurers under the Affordable Care Act’s risk-adjustment program, a move that further disrupts the insurance market and could lead to more premium increases next year.
Some medical school leaders worry that minorities will be deterred from pursuing postsecondary degrees.
Some U.S. physicians would like hospitals to consider opening safe-injection sites on their campuses to reduce the chance of addicted patients overdosing on illicit drugs while receiving medical treatment, as two Canadian hospitals recently have…
Whether and how all the deal-making in healthcare actually translates into better care and lower spending is left a little vague by the lawyers handling them.