Kaiser Health News
Lawmakers around the country have passed laws, issued emergency orders or activated emergency statutes that severely limited families’ ability to seek recourse for lapses in COVID-related care.
In the Cincinnati area, nursing home administrators blame low Medicaid reimbursements rates to the loss of entry-level employees.
So-caled letters of protection can saddle patients with medical debt — and drive a personal injury care system that operates with little oversight despite widespread complaints of grossly inflated billings and other problems that can place patients at risk.
The loss of a key Democrat likely means dental care for seniors won't be included in Medicare coverage.
The ruling, which allows abortion providers to challenge the law, provides clues to coming decision on Mississipi case that challenges court's landmark ruling in Roe v. Wade.
The debate over how much insurers should pay providers for “audio-only” visits has consequences for patients.
America’s hospitals, strained by nearly two years of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, are now scrounging for basic medical supplies.
Experts say knowing with accuracy what proportion of the population has rolled up sleeves for a COVID shot is vital to public health efforts, but CDC data is questionable.
Scientists and public health officials are debating when it will be time to change the definition of “fully vaccinated” to include a booster shot.