Insurance copays are higher than the cost of the drug about 25 percent of the time, according to a study published in March by the University of Southern California’s Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, July 21, Greece’s debt relief plans are costing residents, and hear what how Russians are reacting to the Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki. Also, how your personal lifestyle choices may impact health insurance costs. Hari Sreenivasan…
The PBS NewsHour Weekend reporting team is gathering stories about the high cost of prescription drugs and patients’ experiences at the pharmacy.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Congress failed to approve long-term funds for a program that provides health insurance for nearly 9 million low-income children.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
The president has suggested that he'd be open to negotiating with Democrats on health care.
By Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press
Sen. John McCain's opposition to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law has dealt a likely fatal blow to the legislation.
By Julie Rovner and Rachel Bluth, Associated Press
State leaders tell senators that federal dollars are needed this fall to keep insurers participating in Obamacare next year and prevent big hikes in premiums.
By Casey Ross, STAT
An insurer has stepped up to sell individual health insurance policies to the last county in the U.S. without Obamacare coverage in 2018.
By Will Weissert and David Crary, Associated Press
A bill requiring women to purchase extra insurance to cover abortions except amid medical emergencies already cleared the state House after hours of emotional debate.
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