Paul Kiel: For Nonprofit Hospitals Who Sue Patients, New RulesJanuary 2015
Under new IRS rules non-profit hospitals must take extra steps to inform poor patients they may qualify for financial assistance.
Lois Beckett: The PTSD Crisis That’s Being IgnoredFebruary 2014
Not all trauma happens in Afghanistan.
Nina Martin: A Dispute at a Catholic HospitalNovember 2013
Gag rules at Catholic hospitals limit what doctors can do—and say.
Charles Ornstein: Should Hospital Ratings Be Embraced—or Despised?October 2013
One year after Hurricane Sandy and one month into Obamacare, what is the status of our medical facilities?
Marshall Allen: How Many Die From Medical Mistakes in U.S. Hospitals?September 2013
An updated estimate says at least 210,000 patients.
Charles Ornstein: How Mom’s Death Changed My Thinking About End-of-Life CareMarch 2013
A veteran health reporter reflects on Medicare spending and family's hospital decision-making.