The Houston health care system is under strain from the fallout from Hurricane Harvey. Aside from those who have been injured, patients with chronic diseases still need their life-saving treatments. Miles O’Brien talks to Tomeka Weatherspoon of Houston Public Media.
If your overall objective here is to get the coverage you want with the lowest annual out-of-pocket expense, you can use Medicare's own online tools to get a good idea of available Part D drug plans and Medigap supplement plans.
Public policy professor Joe White replies to Yevgeniy Feyman and Charles Blahous’s argument that the health insurance tax exemption induces people to buy too much health care.
Older citizens and their families need to be vigilant about efforts to raise the price of their health care, restrict their access to care or deny it to them altogether. Here are three such efforts to be aware of.
By Yevgeniy Feyman and Charles Blahous
If both sides of the aisle are serious about improving our health care system, fixing this subsidy must become a priority.
By Roni Dengler
European scientists develop a chewing gum for spotting oral infections with peri-implant disease.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
President Donald Trump is looking for a fresh start with a new White House chief of staff. But he's still clinging to an old battle, refusing to give up on health care.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
The White House stepped up demands Sunday that the Senate resume efforts to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law.
By Erin Mershon, STAT
CHIP, which health insurance for millions of kids, will run out of federal funds in weeks unless Congress acts. Another partisan fight may loom.
By Alan Fram and Erica Werner, Associated Press
The Senate crash of the Republican drive to scrap the Obama health care law has left the party with wounded leaders and no evident way ahead on an issue that won't go away.
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