With Congress leaving out money to stabilize individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act from its $1.3 trillion spending bill, health insurance companies were quick to predict future rate hikes of at least 10% -- and that's not just for those with subsidized...
Robert Redfield, an HIV/AIDS researcher and clinician who has weathered his share of controversies over his long career, will soon become the next director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Hospitals and clinics serving high-risk, high-need patient populations, including low-income and uninsured individuals, have long benefitted from a federal program that allows them to buy medicines from drug makers at a steep discount.
Congressional Republicans blasted Democrats for refusing to back a stabilization bill, which would pour billions of dollars into the shaky Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual market, because of language related to abortion.
Congress must vote by the end of the week to fund the government, passing a massive “omnibus” spending bill that may (believe it or not) represent the last time this year lawmakers make significant policy changes.
A $542 million expansion of a Tarzana hospital and medical facility secured a key approval from a Los Angeles City Council committee Tuesday, bringing the planned construction of the project this summer closer to reality.
Clincians raise patient safety concerns about a policy that foists onto ophthalmologists the responsibility for anesthesia monitoring during cataract surgery. Anthem says the policy is consistent with its commitment to providing high-quality, affordable care.
Sen. Lamar Alexander and other congressional Republicans are pressing forward with their latest plan to stabilize Obamacare health insurance markets and help provide coverage for patients with high medical costs. But while previous versions have had bipartisan support,...