Puerto Rican officials claim that water service on the U.S. island has been restored to more than 96 percent of customers as of June 6, but the report of progress masks underlying problems.
By Emily Kopp, Sydney Lupkin, Elizabeth Lucas, Kaiser Health News
The database, called Pre$cription for Power shows that donations to patient advocacy groups tallied for 2015 — the most recent full year in which documents required by the Internal Revenue Service were available — dwarfed the total amount the companies…
By Emily Bazar, Kaiser Health News
The Obamacare penalty won’t go away until 2019, and that means you still will owe Uncle Sam if you didn’t have health insurance – or an exemption from the mandate – in 2017.
By Sarah Varney, Jason Kane
Indiana is one of the states poised to enact work requirements for some citizens with Medicaid coverage -- a controversial policy and long-sought goal for Republicans. But advocates for the poor have protested loudly in recent months, saying many will…
By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News
Citing runaway costs and a focus on patients taking responsibility for their health, Republicans have vowed to roll back the benefits, cut federal funding and give states more power to eliminate services they consider unaffordable.
By Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
Efforts to expand physician-assisted death, which is legal in six states and Washington, D.C., are met with powerful resistance from religious groups, disability advocates and the medical establishment.
By Phil Galewitz and Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News
The months-long failure on Capitol Hill to pass a long-term extension to CHIP portends serious health consequences, with disruption in ongoing treatments.
By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
Thousands of poor adults in Kentucky will have to find jobs and pay monthly premiums to retain their Medicaid coverage as a result of drastic changes to the state’s health insurance program approved Friday by the Trump administration.
By Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News
Flu is widespread in 46 states, and at least 106 people had died from the infectious disease as of mid-December. Here's what you need to know about this year's flu.
By By Anna Gorman and Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
Three days after California businesses began selling marijuana for recreational use, a policy change by the federal government has sparked uncertainty about the future of legalized cannabis and provoked sharp reactions from officials in the state and around the nation.
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