“I could take a bath in Paris while listening to someone in Los Angeles complain about her dating life.”
Fewer people would sign up for employer-sponsored plans, and fewer employers would offer coverage.
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Healthy people pay for sick people in health insurance, like it or not.
Professional organizations are speaking up.
Access to medical treatment may help solve unrelated, difficult societal problems, a study finds.
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The divide sometimes has devastating consequences.
An innovative program has helped patients taper off addictive painkillers, but is it cutting some people off from the medications they need?
Ninety-two percent of citizen petitions filed against generics come from brand-name drug companies.
In yet another political fight over abortion, Republicans are divided over a provision in the new House bill that blocks funding for the women’s healthcare provider.
The proposed health-care bill has a different name for penalizing uninsured people.
Though most old and sick people will be worse off under the GOP bill, it might be a boon—real or perceived—for people earning just above the Obamacare subsidy cutoff.
The new GOP proposal drew immediate criticism from lawmakers who argued it doesn’t go far enough in erasing the Affordable Care Act.
That’s the question that reader John Harris has been asking himself lately. He’s not alone: In 1862, one of The…