Uninsured cancer patients are asked to pay anywhere from two to 43 times what Medicare would pay for chemotherapy drugs, according to a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Joe Jones has been hospitalized half a dozen times for heart failure.
Medicare will change the way it pays hospitals and doctors to reward quality over volume, the Obama administration said Monday, in a shift that officials hope will be a catalyst for the nation's $3 trillion ...
Brazil has unveiled new rules aimed at stemming the South American nation's "epidemic of cesareans" and promoting natural births among private health care providers.
Hundreds of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline's 17,000 U.S.-based employees will lose their jobs by the end of next year under the pharmaceutical industry's latest restructuring.
One-fourth of U.S. adults with private health insurance don't have much confidence in their ability to pay for a major, unexpected medical expense.
The Obama administration says consumers in most states will have more insurance options next year under the president's health care law.
A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down—and so do movie tickets, cell phone minutes and discounts on airline flights.
(HealthDay)—Two new U.S. government reports provide a statistical snapshot of health and health insurance coverage in 2013, before new coverage options took effect under the Affordable Care Act.
(HealthDay)—A significant majority of Americans who signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act have completed the final step of enrollment by paying their first month's premium, insurers ...
(HealthDay)—Sheri Samotin, a California-based patient advocate, knows the ins and outs of health insurance, including how to find a participating physician.
Nearly 7 in 10 Americans support mandated coverage of birth control medications, according to a new national survey by researchers at the University of Michigan Health System.
Parents shopping for health insurance through the new federal marketplace are running into trouble when their children might be eligible for Medicaid but they are not.
(HealthDay)—Nearly 2.2 million Americans had selected health plans through the federal and state marketplaces as of late December, and nearly one in four was a young adult, the Obama administration disclosed ...
In a move that some fear could compromise care for Medicare recipients, the Obama administration is proposing to remove special protections that guarantee seniors access to a wide selection of three types of drugs.