by Alice Ollstein Posted on March 4, 2015 Updated: March 4, 2015
The 2016 presidential contender hopes the Supreme Court guts Obamacare, which would kick 250,000 Louisianans off health insurance. But his impending budget cuts would cause even more damage.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on November 14, 2014
With the second Obamacare enrollment period set to begin this weekend, there's at least one piece of good news for proponents of the health care law.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on November 13, 2014
21 percent of adults with private health insurance spend five percent or more of their income on out-of-pocket health care costs.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on October 15, 2014 Updated: October 15, 2014
"Many people were happy with their coverage under the high risk pool, before it was eliminated," Tom Cotton said.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on October 8, 2014
A new study provides a glimpse into the inner workings of an industry that often thrives on patients’ lack of knowledge.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on October 1, 2014
There's now a public database revealing the speaking fees, consulting fees, and stake ownership of more than 500,000 physicians.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on September 29, 2014
The positive trend in Medicaid enrollment among low-income children shows promise of changing the health outcomes of a group that experts say often misses opportunities to diagnose serious health conditions early.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on August 22, 2014
The Obama Administration's new rules will likely put an end to the Supreme Court's game of continually moving the goalposts every time someone objects to birth control on religious grounds.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 18, 2014
Melissa Mark-Viverito brought attention to what can be somewhat of a taboo subject last weekend when she announced that she has contracted a “high-risk” form of HPV.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 14, 2014 Updated: August 14, 2014
The recent findings come on the heels of another report that designated diabetes and obesity as two of the greatest public health challenges of the 21st century.