Kaiser Health News
As insulin-makers face long-standing complaints of price-gouging, California is diving into the prescription drug business, attempting to produce its own brand of generic insulin and sell it at below-market prices to people with diabetes.
Despite a longstanding push to integrate care and better serve patients, the way many insurance plans cover mental health doesn’t necessarily support integrating it with physical care.
Health care sharing ministries are faith-based organizations whose members agree to share medical expenses, but they don’t necessarily cover members’ medical bills.
Abortion opponents’ efforts in many conservative states to exclude most exceptions — for rape or incest o to save the life of the mother— have drawn headlines recently, but lack widespread appeal.
Some states aren't waiting as Congress decides whether to pass pro-consumer legislation to address wheelchair suppliers' failure to provide timely repairs.
If the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade as expected, the Biden administration could seek to preempt state laws with protection for medication used to initiate an abortion.
With private equity funds acquiring gastoenterology practices, investment managers now control the financial decisions for many medical offices caring for patients with digestive ailments.
The Novavax vaccine appears to cause fewer unpleasant reactions — fever, chills, and exhaustion — associated with mRNA vaccines produced by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech.
Fentanyl has taken root in communities across the West during the pandemic, and Native Americans are dying from overdose in disproportionate numbers.