by Igor Volsky Posted on May 16, 2014
The number of uninsured patients in emergency rooms dropped by 24 percent.
by Igor Volsky Posted on May 8, 2014 Updated: May 8, 2014
"[T]he new health care law has been a net positive," a hospital CEO explained.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 18, 2014
One in four people in Wheeler County, where the latest hospital is shutting down, is uninsured.
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 Sy Mukherjee Posted on November 25, 2013
Hospitals in low-income regions are being forced to pare back and even shut down completely as conservatives continue to refuse Obamacare's Medicaid expansion.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on November 21, 2013
Americans conflate low costs with poor quality, even though that's not really true. Giving them more information could lead them to make more prudent decisions when it comes to health care.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 15, 2013
When kids land in the ER with bullet wounds, they're more likely to require serious surgery, rack up a big hospital bill, and ultimately die.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 23, 2013
Restrictive state laws are forcing abortion clinics across the country to close their doors. A group of medical professionals point out that hospitals need to be stepping up to make sure patients still have access to the reproductive care they need.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on August 23, 2013
Americans rarely know how much their medical care actually costs. That's about to change in North Carolina.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 22, 2013
As states across the country work to limit women's abortion access, officials in Washington are taking the opposite approach.