Critics argue that work requirements would cause many with chronic health conditions to lose health insurance, making them less likely to ever hold down a job.
Conservative nonprofits are funneling “dark money” — difficult-to-trace funds behind TV ads, phone calls, and other efforts used to influence politics.
People think they can choose Medicare Advantage one year and traditional Medicare another year, but in some states that might not be a realistic option.”
Under privacy laws your doctor can’t reveal information about your health, habits or weight, but your purchases and online activities can reveal a lot.
Insurers and data brokers are predicting your health costs based on data about things like race, how much TV you watch, or even buy plus-size clothing.
West Virginia has the highest rate of adults with preexisting conditions, 36% of those under 65.
Michelle Andrews answers questions from readers concerned about health insurance roadblocks in the face of a serious illness or medical crisis.
60 percent of doctors polled said physicians might “avoid sicker or more medically complex patients to improve performance on quality or utilization measures.”
If insurance for pre-existing conditions, who gets hurt most — those 50 to 64.
You may have heard that we started mailing out new Medicare. Hang tight you might get your card at a different time than friends or neighbors in your state.
Seventy years ago, the Beveridge Report outlined a radical plan for a National Health Service to provide health care to all UK citizens, regardless of their income.
The ruling was hailed by advocates for the poor. But it could limit the number of states expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Detractors say association health plans may not provide the full protection that workers need, plus the changes likely will drive up costs in the regular individual and small-group markets.
As teacher strikes flared this spring, one thing often missing from hand-scrawled placards and fiery speeches was an issue that has contributed greatly to the financial woes of America’s schools: skyrocketing health care costs.