Starting this summer, high-risk patients with preexisting conditions will be able to apply for temporary insurance as part of the health care reform law passed in March. Betty Ann Bowser reports on the new program and why some states are…
In other news Friday, the federal government began a criminal probe into financial firm Goldman Sachs, following the civil charges launched by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The government also reported that consumer spending helped lift the economy last quarter,…
During a Monday appearance in Philadelphia, President Barack Obama took on insurance companies and struck back at Republicans in a bid to propel his health reform proposal forward. Ray Suarez talks to two health policy experts.
The cost of employer-sponsored health care insurance has risen by about 5 percent this year, according to a new report, outstripping overall inflation and workers' wages.
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.
As health insurance premiums and deductibles rise, even patients with health insurance are finding it difficult to keep up with escalating costs. Betty Ann Bowser reports on the challenges facing the "underinsured" in Nashville, Tenn.
More than 25 million Americans with health insurance did not have sufficient coverage for their medical expenses in 2007, according to a study released Tuesday in the journal Health Affairs.
Wal-Mart and the Service Employees International Union have become the latest in a series of unlikely alliances calling for broader and more affordable coverage. Business experts discuss efforts to fix health care.
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