Health May 23

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Thousands lost medical coverage as pandemic approached

Since President Trump took office the number of people without health insurance in the U.S. has risen by nearly 2 million, joining tens of millions of others without coverage. Health professionals now worry some coronavirus victims may avoid visiting doctors,…

Health Mar 25

People wait in line to be tested for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while wearing protective gear, outside Elmhurst Hospital Center in the Queens borough of New York City, March 25, 2020. Photo by Stefan Jeremiah/Reuters
How uninsured patients can get help during COVID-19 pandemic

States, advocacy organizations and health care professionals are taking steps to ensure that the uninsured can still get testing and treatment in order to help slow the spread of the disease, but that hasn’t dissipated the confusion and worry that…

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