Will the improvements to the site be enough to ensure consumers can get coverage before the December 23 deadline?
Gag rules at Catholic hospitals limit what doctors can do—and say.
Two casualties of the transitioning American healthcare system.
An interview with health-care adviser Kip Piper.
How assisted living went from humane solution to multibillion-dollar industry.
Robert Reich: The Democrat’s Version of Health Insurance Would Have Been Cheaper, Simpler, and More PopularOctober 2013
So why did we enact the Republican version, and why are they so upset?
Critics of the Affordable Care Act rollout say its technology problems are overwhelming. Defenders point to the states, where the health insurance marketplaces seem to be working.
The government shutdown will have demonstrated the willingness, indeed the eagerness, of Republicans to do everything possible to stop the health care law.
An Inspector General’s report faults Medicare for not tracking abuses in prescriptions.
When Republicans can’t repeal laws they don’t like, they hollow them out, deny funds to fully implement them, and reduce funds to enforce them.
Though agents found blatant fraud in a Houston lab, the FDA refused to question drug safety.
In a second case of flawed drug research, FDA response was slow and secretive.
Did a company try to hide risks of MRI dye Omniscan?
The critical questions we face call for us to think about the kind of society we want to have.
Her name tag said ‘Lynn Paltrow: Reproductive Justice.’ Pulling out a sharpie, she added, ‘And Drugs.’
What’s right and what’s wrong with Libertarians’ vision of a volunteer society?
One of TIME and Newsweek’s most influential people of 2012, Ai-jen Poo works to address a swiftly aging population, and an exploited workforce, by reforming domestic labor standards.
Cutting entitlements ignores the real problems behind the deficit.
No amount of packaging can change what we already know about Mitt Romney.
In this Q&A, surgeon Marty Makary talks about his new book Unaccountable and explains why patient harm persists, and what to do about it.
Shifting healthcare costs to the workers is not the answer.
The American debate over healthcare seems absurd most everywhere else.
Robert Reich predicts that the Supreme Court will come down six to three in favor of the Affordable Care Act.
With a bit of political jujitsu, the President could turn any such defeat into a victory for a single-payer healthcare system—Medicare for all.
Actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith on “absorbing America,” “Nurse Jackie,” and her latest production, Let Me Down Easy.
This is what happens when patients lose their patience.
The former mouthpiece for insurance giant Cigna divulges his role in misleading the public, the emotional day that led to his whistle-blowing, and what should really scare you.