The Justice Department won’t defend Obamacare’s preexisting-conditions provision in court—the latest in the administration’s assault on the law.
With state legislators deciding this week to extend the program to 400,000 citizens, the drawn-out battle over Obamacare’s signature provision draws nearer to an end.
The president campaigned on stinging criticisms of the pharmaceutical industry and promises to use Medicare to lower drug prices. But none of that materialized in his drug-pricing speech this week.
Proposals in the Senate envision a considerably more aggressive role for government in the delivery of health care.
What the Trump administration’s forthcoming rule expanding access to “junk” plans will mean for consumers
His campaign, backed by the Justice Department, only reinforces a law-enforcement paradigm that puts people of color in prison.
The Supreme Court will consider the rights of crisis pregnancy centers, which help women “imagine what the choice of life would be like.”
A new intervention from researchers, philanthropists, and government officials in Mali uses universal health care and basic public-health strategies to address child mortality.
The Affordable Care Act’s extension of public insurance to poor adults might finally make its way into every state. But those inroads could come with a cost.
The 1996 creation of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program effectively killed cash assistance. Now, Republicans want to use it as a model for the rest of the social safety net.
The country’s flagship public-health agency is facing internal scandal and funding issues that will test its ability to respond to outbreaks on the horizon.
At the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., pro-life activists said the president has a lot to be proud of.
Even with the Affordable Care Act, the premium and payment structure of insurance increases the relative income gap between rich and poor.
Advocates are tracking new developments in neonatal research and technology—and transforming one of America's most contentious debates.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced a new office devoted to conscience objections and religious freedom on Thursday—an answer to long-standing objections from the right.
Paying people to work would be a more direct—and less expensive—way to lift them out of poverty.
A Yale professor says she’s telling lawmakers that the president may actually be “dangerous.”
The tax debate offers a clear measure of how deeply insular the GOP has become. It’s now governing solely of, by, and for Red America.
Activists on the right and left want policies that will reverse the country’s baby bust. But the broader culture—and Congress—don’t seem to care.
With open-enrollment numbers slipping, the Republican tax plan gaining steam, and CHIP still in limbo, critical elements of health-insurance programs are in danger.