A new survey says the number of uninsured people will continue to rise, and the individual insurance market isn't helping. A majority of people recently left to buy their own health insurance skipped out altogether. Jill Barshay reports.
One way to keep health care costs down is by using electronic medical records. The Obama administration hopes for a fully digital medical world by 2014, but transitioning can be costly. Caitlan Carroll reports.
A report from Ernst & Young says swine flu could lead to a fall in Britain's GDP this year. While mortality rates for the disease are low, tens of thousands of sick employees won't be able to work. Stephen Beard reports.
President Obama wants a plan for health care reform before Congress goes on recess. There is a lot of talk about how the changes will help patients and doctors, but lobbyists are controlling the discussion thus far. Steven Henn reports.
The big debate over health care reform is how to pay for it. The latest proposal comes at a very high price -- more than $1 trillion. To help pay for it, House Democrats want to tax the wealthy. Commentator Robert Reich says that's a good idea.
Pre-existing conditions are a major road block for Americans in the U.S. health care system, even for organ donors. Bill Radke takes up the issue with Los Angeles Times business columnist David Lazarus.
The health care bill unveiled yesterday by House Democrats would insure nearly all Americans and run up a trillion-dollar bill, paid for with tax hikes and surcharges. Business lobbyists say it's too expensive. Mitchell Hartman reports.
The National Retail Federation is pushing back against Wal-Mart's support of a plan to make employers pay for health insurance. Is the mega-retailer big enough to tip the balance on the health care debate? Jeremy Hobson reports.
The House's health care reform bill was supposed to come out early last week, but members of Congress are still grappling with how to pay for it. But Steve Henn reports the delays are not necessarily a sign of trouble.