May 6, 2013
China’s government has spent more than $125 billion on securing coverage for 95 percent of the country, but big problems remain. China remains a place where out-of-pocket costs can equal a year’s salary and where underpaid doctors expect a bribe before they perform surgery on you.
May 1, 2013
In Oregon, researchers followed 10,000 new enrollees in Medicaid. They used more health care services, but had more to spend on other necessities.
Apr 30, 2013
Federal health agency releases shorter, less confusing applications for health care reform programs.
Apr 25, 2013
Millions of Californians will be eligible for healthcare under the new law, and lots of them know nothing about it.
Apr 12, 2013
Many believe genetics are the next big thing in medicine, but one question for this new era of personalized medicine is cost.
Apr 10, 2013
Obama's proposal to recalculate the rate of inflation hurts seniors who spend more on health care than the rest of us.
Apr 4, 2013
A report in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine says the U.S. spends more on treating dementia than any other disease including cancer and heart disease.
Apr 2, 2013
It helps to be up on the latest tech if you want to be a registered nurse. This week the National Council of State Boards of Nursing is rolling out a new update to its nurse licensing exam.
Apr 1, 2013
India's Supreme Court has rejected a patent filed by Swiss drug maker Novartis for its cancer drug. The decision has implications for the pharmaceutical industry and millions of people in poor countries.