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By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
The change comes as addiction to opioids, which include heavy-duty painkillers and heroin, still sweeps the country.
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
Low-wage workers with job-based health insurance were significantly more likely than their higher-income colleagues to wind up in the emergency department.
By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News
Federal program paid $16 million in first six months of 2016 to counsel 223,000 patients about treatment preferences in their last days.
By Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News
The report comes as the state’s workplace health and safety agency, Cal/OSHA, is considering a major update of safety standards for workplace lead exposure for the first time in decades.
By Stephanie O'Neill, Kaiser Health News
A study out Thursday tries to set aside the politics to examine how the insurance markets function and what makes or breaks them in five specific states.
By Marisa Taylor and Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News
Health and Human Services secretary nominee Tom Price showed little restraint in his personal stock trading during the three years that federal investigators were bearing down on a key House committee.
Should people bother paying the penalty for not having health insurance when they file their taxes this year if Obamacare is repealed?…
By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
As Congress weighs repeal of the Affordable Care Act, the home state of Vice President Mike Pence seeks to keep its Medicaid expansion under the federal health law.
By Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News
Despite questions about Lupron’s lasting side effects and minimal study into its safety, the FDA sped approval of the drug to market.
A key committee vote on Health and Human Services cabinet nominee, Rep. Tom Price, stalled Tuesday amid charges from Senate Democrats that he has misled the public about his financial background.
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