Health Care at a glance

Healthcare rebate

Who gets a healthcare rebate? 4 questions answered

Jul 25, 2014
Insurers will be issuing $330 million in refunds, but few people will get checks.
Posted In: health care, rebates, Health care and insurance, Affordable Care Act

Abuse of human growth hormone on the rise in teens

Jul 23, 2014
Teen athletes aren't the only ones abusing HGH.
Posted In: human growth hormone

Why HealthCare.gov is going to get a CEO

Jul 14, 2014
Officials hope a new manager can help avoid a rerun of last year's website fiasco.
Posted In: Health care and insurance, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Sylvia Burwell

Thousands of disability claims in limbo at the VA

Jul 10, 2014
Vets may think their claims have gone through, but they're hung up in the system.
Posted In: veterans affairs, disability

Aging prisoners bring healthcare cost headache

Jul 9, 2014
States cut costs of prison healthcare, but aging inmates could drive it back up.
Posted In: prisons, health care costs, elderly
Healthcare

Five million stick to private health insurance

Jul 3, 2014
The New England Journal is out with a new analysis of those with health insurance.
Posted In: Health care and insurance, health insurance exchanges
Hobby Lobby

'Family-like' Hobby Lobby has religion, Court rules

Jun 30, 2014
Hobby Lobby does not have to comply with the ACA's contraception requirement.
Posted In: ACA, Hobby Lobby, corporations, Supreme Court, contraceptive

Mental health parity opens new business opportunities

Jun 27, 2014
New rules mean it will be easier for millions to get mental health treatment.
Posted In: mental health, health insurance
Doctor

Specialty drugs could fuel health care inflation

Jun 24, 2014
Why health care spending is projected to accelerate in 2015.
Posted In: health care costs, medicine

Don’t just get mad, decode the system

Jun 16, 2014
Using systems analysis in the fight against AIDS.
Posted In: AIDS, HIV, Mark Harrington
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