CVS Health, UnitedHealthcare and Cigna’s pharmacy benefit managers have aggressively played the insulin makers off one another, fattening their own accounts
Mar 9, 2023
Allyson and Marcus Ward of Chicago moved across the country to be closer to family after the premature birth of their twins, Theo and Milo, left them with about $80,000 in medical debt. KHN and NPR's reporting has revealed over 100 million people in America are saddled with medical debt.
TAYLOR GLASCOCK FOR KHN AND NPR
Coverage for contraception for those with traditional Medicare is given on a case-by-case basis
Mar 7, 2023
In this 2017 photo, a narcotic detection dog alerts a U.S. Customs officer to a package containing a narcotic at the international mail facility in Chicago. Seizures of fentanyl at International Mail Facilities have become a rare occurrence in recent years.
U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION
Washington joins Oregon and 11 other states that are considering policies to restrict or require disclosure of toxic chemicals in cosmetics and other personal care products
Feb 27, 2023
Lore Wilkinson’s medication for her rare muscle disease used to cost so little she paid for it without using insurance, but her most recent bill shows her insurer paid about $40,000 for a month’s supply. Wilkinson and many others with rare diseases across the country are getting caught in the crossfire of an ongoing legal debate over orphan drugs.
LIAM JAMES DOYLE FOR KHN