The recognition that health care extends beyond the walls of hospitals and doctor’s offices is growing. In Greensboro, North Carolina, advocacy groups, sociologists and medical practitioners are taking a creative approach to uncovering the root causes of disease, with a…
By John Yang
A major initiative of the Trump administration has been adding work requirements to benefit programs for the poor, now including Medicaid. This year, Arkansas became the first state to roll out the requirement. As a result, more than 12,000 people…
Sixty-nine percent of young Americans between the ages of 15 and 34 favor a national health plan, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV.
By Juana Summers, Associated Press
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services made the announcement late Friday afternoon, a time slot agencies often use to release unfavorable developments.
By Associated Press
By Laura Santhanam
The move could make health care more expensive for consumers while delivering higher profits to executives, opponents say. Here is what we know so far about this merger and its potential effect on your health care.
By Tom Murphy, Associated Press
Corporate America is jumping deeper into the care its workers receive beyond just giving them insurance cards and a list of doctors they can visit.
There were no lights, air conditioning or working toilets when Natalia Merced returned to her dorm room at the University of Puerto Rico in late October, a month after Hurricane Maria struck the island. Classes had resumed at the university’s…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
After years of trying to demolish former President Barack Obama's prized law, GOP leaders still lack the votes to succeed.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
A congressional watchdog said the Trump administration needs to step up its management of sign-up seasons for former President Barack Obama's health care law after mixed results last year in the throes of a failed GOP effort to repeal it.
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