House Passes Bill To Lower Prescription Drug CostsHouse Democrats have pushed through legislation that would empower Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices and offer new benefits for seniors.
New Guidelines Focus On Improving Surgery Decisions For Older PatientsThere's a move going on across the country to improve surgical care for older Americans, who increasingly are undergoing complex operations despite facing higher risks than younger patients.
President Trump Signs Executive Order To Make Health Care Costs More Transparent: 'We're Giving Power Back To Patients'While the industry welcomes price transparency some are skeptical about how it will all work.
Patients Turning Away From Family Doctors And To TelemedicineConvenience rules in health care now, where patients can use technology or growing options like walk-in clinics and urgent care centers to get help whenever they need it.
Texas Not-For-Profit Health Care Providers Baylor Scott & White, Memorial Hermann Call Off MergerTwo major not-for-profit health care providers in Texas have canceled plans to merge.
Health Care, Schools Top Finance-Heavy Agenda In StatesBig-dollar decisions about health care and education will top the agenda in many state capitols as lawmakers convene for their 2019 sessions.
Free Mobile Hospital Opens For 3-Day Run In Fort WorthHundreds lined up before sunrise outside the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth. Starting at 7:00 a.m. they will be receiving a variety of medical services free of charge.
Health Care, Tech Jobs Top List Of Highest-Paying Work In U.S.Americans eager for a high-paying job might want to focus on two industries: health care and technology.
The Rising Cost Of Insulin: "Horror Stories Every Day"After years of rising prices, insulin costs in the U.S. are creating painful choices for some diabetics and their families.
Struggle For Transgender Rights Shifts To Health CareThe Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care based on "gender identity."
Deportation Fears Have Legal Immigrants Avoiding Health CareThe trend stabilized a bit as the year went on, but it remains clear that the increasingly polarized immigration debate is having a chilling effect on Hispanic participation in health care programs
CVS Bids $69 Billion For Aetna Amid Health Care ChangesDrugstore operator CVS is making a $69 billion offer for insurer Aetna as it tries to position itself as a one-stop shop for Americans' health care needs.
Health Care Enrollment Counselors Facing Stiff ChallengesIt's not easy being an advocate for the Affordable Care Act right now. The Trump administration has taken numerous steps to undermine the law, and many states are doing little to promote coverage as health insurance open enrollment begins.
Dallas Woman Sentenced To 10 Years In $375M Health Care ScamA Dallas woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for her conviction in a $375 million Medicare and Medicaid scam involving some homeless people and bogus billing.
States To Ask Judge To Keep Health Subsidies Cut By President TrumpAn attempt by 19 states to force President Donald Trump to pay health care subsidies will go before a federal judge in San Francisco.