Pfizer is sinking billions in profits from COVID-19 into developing and marketing potential new treatment blockbusters for conditions like migraines, sickle cell disease and obesity.
Nov 8, 2022
Some state lawmakers have suggested restricting access to the intrauterine device known as IUD; many reproductive health advocates fear the overturning of Roe v. Wade would embolden those efforts.
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SUPPLIES COALITION/UNSPLASH
A staggering 84% of pregnancy-related deaths were deemed preventable, according to data released in September by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nov 3, 2022
An employee of the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services helps a consumer pick a health care plan on the federal online health insurance marketplace.
DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AND BUSINESS SERVICES
People who buy their own health coverage should be aware that alternative products, such as short-term health plans and health care sharing ministries, often provide far fewer protections, experts say.
Nov 3, 2022
AN AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE AMBULANCE PARKED IN SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA. AMR, THE LARGEST PROVIDER OF AMBULANCE SERVICES IN THE U.S., IS ENDING NONEMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION FOR 12 HOSPITALS IN LOS ANGELES AND ORANGE COUNTIES, CITING LOW STATE REIMBURSEMENT RATES./JUDY LIN/KHN
Montana is making changes to a widely-watched hospital reform, sparking concerns.
Oct 27, 2022
DR. BHAVIN SHAH AND SUNITA KALSARIYA’S JOURNEY TO REDUCE SHAH’S HIGH MEDICAL BILL ENTAILED BEING BRIEFLY SENT TO DEBT COLLECTION, ASKING FOR HELP FROM THE ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL, AND EVENTUALLY UNCOVERING THAT NEARLY $7,000 OF SHAH’S INITIAL CHARGES WERE FOR A PROCEDURE THAT WAS NEVER PERFORMED./BRAM SABLE-SMITH/KHN