A new study finds that prices for services at hospitals rose far more than those by physicians during the same time period.
By Laura Santhanam
A day after unveiling the plan as a proposed regulation, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar raised the stakes by calling on Congress to make it law and broaden it to include people covered by employer health insurance, not…
By Associated Press
The number of U.S. drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of relentless increases driven by the opioid epidemic, health secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday, cautioning it's too soon to declare victory.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said premiums for a popular type of "silver" health plan under the Affordable Care Act will edge downward next year in most states.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
By Joshua Barajas
There hasn't always been clear data on how many children have been separated from their parents at the border since the Trump administration rolled out its "zero tolerance" policy a few months ago. Numbers matter, and here are a few…
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says that the Trump administration is working to comply with a federal court order deadline to reunite immigrant families separated at the border. Meanwhile, 17 states and the District of Columbia…
By Michael Balsamo, Will Weissert, Gene Johnson, Associated Press
States, including New York and California, sued the Trump administration Tuesday to force it to reunite the thousands of immigrant children and parents it separated at the border, as pressure mounted to reconnect families more quickly.
Rushing to judgment is misguided. There are no quick fixes here, and while the Trump proposals are viewed as fatally flawed by many experts, they also include some worthy ideas.
President Trump laid out his long-awaited plan for tackling drug prices on Friday. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar joins Judy Woodruff to fill in the details about the plan, including how it will affect prices under Medicare, why…
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