In the 56 years since Medicare was established, few benefits have been added. That may change if Congress passes Democrats’ budget bill.
Abortion-rights advocates are frustrated at the slow pace of action from a president they strongly supported — and who courted their votes.
“Our focus is going to be on making sure regulations and policies are going to be focused on improving coverage,” said Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, who was sworn in on May 27.
Since the Trump rules took effect, Planned Parenthood and other providers have dropped out of the program, resulting in six states with no Title X providers.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear oral arguments in a case that, for the third time in eight years, could result in the justices striking down the Affordable Care Act.
The addition of Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the top court could have sweeping effects on women's reproductive rights.
If Joe Biden wins the presidency in November, health is likely to play a high-profile role in his agenda. Just probably not in the way he or anyone else might have predicted.
One of the most popular features of the Affordable Care Act is its guarantee of insurance coverage — at no greater cost — for people with preexisting health conditions.
The U.S. is in the midst of both a public health crisis and a health care crisis. Yet most people aren’t aware these are two distinct things. And the response for each is going to be crucial.