Through a budget committee vote in May, state lawmakers reversed Gov. Joe Lombardo’s proposed cuts to the state-run public health insurance option popularly called the “public option” — a measure passed during the 2021 legislative session that Lombardo called “bullshit” on the campaign trail. But as part of that meeting, in a move that went ...
The share of Americans who skipped medical treatment last year because of costs rose substantially from the lows of 2020 and 2021, per a Federal Reserve Survey out Monday. Why it matters: The ability to afford health care often translates into better health. The survey also found that in families with income less than $25,000, 75% reported being ...
A key House panel advanced a slew of healthcare bills during a busy Wednesday on the Hill for health policy.
The Feds Still Haven’t Reached A Debt Ceiling Deal. Here’s How A Breach Could Impact Healthcare
The federal government is continuing to debate a response to the looming debt limit deadline, and, should that ceiling be breached, it has significant implications for the healthcare industry.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation creating a $150 million loan program for financially distressed hospitals into law May 15.
California Has Tried To Cut The Cost Of Insulin For Years. Why It Might Finally Succeed
Prices for the 100-year-old drug have increased more than 600% in the past 20 years, and stories of patients rationing doses abound. Even the most conservative economists point to it as an example of a market gone sour.