Lawsuit by KHN Prompts Government to Release Medicare Advantage Audits

Oct 15, 2022 at 08:06 pm by Staff

By Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News  Federal health officials have agreed to make public 90 audits of private Medicare Advantage health plans for seniors that are e.... Read More

Unnecessary Government Interference Would Stifle American Innovation

Oct 13, 2022 at 11:11 pm by Staff

By Abby Trotter   Innovation is the backbone of the American economy and the key to our future. American-bred life science and technology has helped solve many of our n.... Read More

Abortion Bans Skirt a Medical Reality: For Many Teens, Childbirth Is a Dangerous Undertaking

Oct 07, 2022 at 09:47 pm by Staff

  By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News    Maryanna’s eyes widened as the waitress delivered dessert, a plate-sized chocolate chip cookie topped wit.... Read More

‘What the Health?’: Looking Ahead to the Lame-Duck Session

Oct 07, 2022 at 08:49 pm by Staff

    Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on Acast. You can also listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Pocket Casts, or wherever you list.... Read More

Nursing Home Surprise: Advantage Plans May Shorten Stays to Less Time Than Medicare Covers

Oct 04, 2022 at 10:04 am by Staff

  By Susan Jaffe, Kaiser Health News   After 11 days in a St. Paul, Minnesota, skilled nursing facility recuperating from a fall, Paula Christopherson, 97,.... Read More

Policy experts discuss abortion ruling and health data privacy

Sep 25, 2022 at 01:37 pm by Staff

by Paul Govern The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade and newly enacted state laws limiting or banning abortion can be expected to bring new scrutiny.... Read More

Doctors Rush to Use Supreme Court Ruling to Escape Opioid Charges

Sep 19, 2022 at 10:01 am by Staff

    By Brett Kelman, Kaiser Health News Dr. Nelson Onaro conceded last summer that he’d written illegal prescriptions, although he said he was thinking.... Read More

Newborns Get Routine Heel Blood Tests, but Should States Keep Those Samples?

Sep 19, 2022 at 09:40 am by Staff

    By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Close to 4 million babies are born in the United States every year, and within their first 48 hours nearly all ar.... Read More

Court Ruling May Spur Competitive Health Plans to Bring Back Copays for Preventive Services

Sep 19, 2022 at 09:05 am by Staff

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News Tom and Mary Jo York are a health-conscious couple, going in for annual physicals and periodic colorectal cancer screening te.... Read More

When Does Life Begin? As State Laws Define It, Science, Politics, and Religion Clash

Sep 12, 2022 at 08:45 pm by Staff

  By Sarah Varney Kaiser Health News  As life-preserving medical technology advanced in the second half of the 20th century, doctors and families were faced w.... Read More