by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 16, 2014
Genworth Financial, John Hancock, Transamerica, and Mutual of Omaha are being sued for their decision to charge women more for long-term care insurance than they charge men.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 16, 2014
Women can be charged anywhere from $3,296 to $37,227 for childbirth, according to a new study.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 7, 2014
According to new data from a national nurses' union, some hospitals in the U.S. charge patients 10 times more than the actual price of the care they're recieving.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 7, 2014
Nearly 200,000 Americans with HIV will have more coverage options under Obamacare. But GOP-led states refusing the health law's optional Medicaid expansion are denying benefits to thousands with the virus.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 6, 2014
New government data reveals that the annual growth in health spending hit historic lows over the past four years.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on December 19, 2013
Two recent reports find little reason to worry about the dreaded insurance "death spiral" next year.
A new study of insurers' rate filings from 2012 to 2013 finds that rising medical costs -- and not the Affordable Care Act -- were responsible for the vast majority of double-digit premium increases.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on December 18, 2013
A new survey finds that an overwhelming majority of hospital executives think that American health care will be better off under the Affordable Care Act.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 16, 2013
The U.S. spends more on health care than any other developed nation -- but those dollars aren't translating into longer lives.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on December 12, 2013
Just half of psychiatrists accepted private insurance between 2009 and 2010 -- while 90 percent of all other doctors take private insurance.