Health

You can have a role to play in ER care

(HealthDay)—There are few life events more unsettling than being in a hospital emergency room. In situations that threaten life or limb, you may not have any say in your care.

Health

Obamacare enrollee numbers aren't falling: report

(HealthDay)—Health insurance coverage rates have held steady in the United States, despite continued commotion over the future of the Affordable Care Act, a new government report shows.

Health

Senate Republicans pull plug on latest Obamacare repeal bid

US Senate Republicans abandoned their latest plan to dismantle Obamacare Tuesday when it became clear that President Donald Trump's party did not have the votes, assuring the 2010 health reforms survive for the foreseeable ...

Health

Medicaid expansion linked to lower uninsured rates

New research led by American Cancer Society researchers finds that after full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the percent of uninsured decreased substantially in Medicaid expansion states among the most vulnerable ...

Health

Why state-level single-payer health care efforts are doomed

With members of Congress spending the month of August in their home districts, Republican efforts to do away with President Obama's signature legislative achievement, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), appear stalled, at least ...

Diabetes

Benefit for generalist + specialist care in complex conditions

(HealthDay)—For patients with diabetes and compensated cirrhosis, those who visit both primary care providers (PCPs) and specialists have lower odds of experiencing decompensation and/or hospitalization compared with those ...

Health

US Senate advances health care bill, tough debate looms

Donald Trump's drive to abolish Obamacare scraped through a key Senate vote Tuesday, with John McCain coming to the US president's rescue in a dramatic return to Congress following cancer surgery.

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Healthcare reform

Healthcare reform is a general rubric used for discussing major health policy creation or changes—for the most part, governmental policy that affects healthcare delivery in a given place. Healthcare reform typically attempts to:

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