The Geisinger hospital system in Pennsylvania has developed a new approach to health care management, including a 90-day "warranty" on certain procedures. Betty Ann Bowser reports.
President Obama's $3.5 trillion budget plan sets aside billions of dollars to overhaul the U.S. health care system and provide coverage to more Americans. Susan Dentzer of Health Affairs and NPR's Julie Rovner examine the plan's specifics and its potential…
After more than 2 million American workers were laid off in the past three months, the numbers who have lost their health insurance and applied for Medicaid have also risen rapidly. Betty Ann Bowser speaks with Connecticut residents struggling to…
In the third and final in a series on health care challenges facing the new administration, Betty Ann Bowser reports on small businesses' struggle to keep up with the rising cost of insuring their employees.
While universal healthcare legislation in Massachusetts means more people today are insured, the new demand for primary care doctors outstrips the supply. Educational loans, low wages and fights with insurance companies are turning growing numbers of students away from the…
The Fed slashed the target for a key interest rate to a record low of zero percent to a quarter point on Tuesday. Financial analysts examine the possible impact of the Fed's move.
Government-appointed AIG CEO Edward Liddy discusses how the financial sector shake-up led to insurer AIG's problems and what measures he intends to take in order to return to successful business strategy.
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