Jul 23, 2014 — Federal data, obtained by ProPublica under the Freedom of Information Act, show that nearly 1 million insurance transactions have taken place since the middle of April.
Jul 23, 2014 — New York and five other states are helping women on Medicaid get contraception immediately after giving birth. New moms can get an IUD or long-acting implant before leaving the hospital.
Jul 22, 2014 — If the decision stands, at least 5 million Americans would face an insurance premium increases of at least 76 percent, according to one estimate. The case could wind up in the Supreme Court.
Jul 22, 2014 — People who contribute up to $25 a month would be exempt from cost-sharing requirements. But some consumer advocates say the health savings accounts add a needless layer of complexity to Medicaid.
Jul 18, 2014 — Fifteen years after a landmark report called attention to the deaths and injuries caused by medical errors, safety experts told a Senate panel that more needs to be done to protect patients.
Jul 18, 2014 — Many clinics closed because of a new requirement that doctors at those clinics obtain admitting privileges at hospitals near the clinics. Many doctors couldn't comply.
Jul 16, 2014 — A Houston internist who supported the Affordable Care Act now finds that many of her patients who bought less expensive coverage have trouble getting the specialized care they need.
Jul 15, 2014 — The recent Supreme Court ruling gives employers more latitude in refusing to pay for certain kinds of birth control for employees. But most companies won't go that route, analysts predict.
Jul 14, 2014 — Illinois leads the U.S. in group psychotherapy sessions for Medicare patients. Some top billers aren't mental health specialists. The state's Medicaid program has cracked down, but the feds haven't.
Jul 11, 2014 — Two secretaries in a doctor's office have pleaded guilty and a pharmacy owner faces charges in a scam that Medicare allowed to thrive for more than two years.