Most Americans say they are concerned that there will be a major outbreak of the coronavirus in the U.S. (55%) and that it will negatively affect the U.S. economy (57%), the latest KFF tracking poll finds. A substantial share (43%) also say they are concerned that they or a family member will contract the virus.
As the Democratic primaries roll on and presidential candidates continue to attack the drug industry, one Republican senator is making a big push for his legislation.
The White House will soon ask Congress for emergency funds to fight the coronavirus outbreak, after weeks of hesitation by the administration to press for additional funding, said four individuals with knowledge of the pending request.
They each remember that moment, just after dawn on a September day in 1991, when they walked out of the Frontier Hotel and Casino. There was music and singing — “Solidarity forever,” went the song. That first day, the atmosphere was more like a celebration than a work protest. But the strike would go on to last six years, four months and 10 days — one of the longest labor disputes in American history.
Big-name health insurers raked in $8.2 billion in profit for the fourth quarter of 2019 and $35.7 billion over the course of the year. The common theme in their financial success? Growth in Medicare Advantage (MA). Of the seven biggest national insurers, all but one saw notable growth in their MA enrollment by the end of 2019.
The California Democrats who fought to flip Republican congressional seats in 2018 used health care as their crowbar. The Republicans had just voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act in the U.S. House — and Democrats didn’t let voters forget it.
For five years, Rasha Salama has taken her two children to Dr. Inas Wassef, a pediatrician a few blocks from her home in this blue-collar town across the bay from New York City.
Democratic presidential candidates clashed in some of the strongest terms yet over the "Medicare for All" policy dividing the field at the Nevada debate on Wednesday night.
An estimated 8 million Americans have started crowdfunding campaigns through websites like GoFundMe to pay for medical expenses for themselves or someone in their households, according to a survey released Wednesday,
A Senate bill to control prescription drug prices seemed to have everything it needed: bipartisan backing, President Trump’s endorsement and broad public support.