Even drastic spending cuts won’t make up for its wildly optimistic assumptions about growth.
The package calls for spending more than $2.6 billion for border security — including $1.6 billion to begin work on a border wall — and slashing more than $800 billion from Medicaid.
The Justice Department said adjustments to patients’ charts were made to reap greater payments, but the company said it broke no rules.
Conservatives and liberals buy into negative myths about Medicaid. But the system works and we should be expanding it.
A former executive at UnitedHealth says he was paid bonuses to make patients look sicker than they were, which led to bigger reimbursements.
President Trump’s Obamacare replacement plan “is stunning in its shamelessness and baldness.”
Its community care centers provide quality, low-cost care.
Higher co-payments in some plans mean that fewer people are taking drugs that are needed to keep them out of the hospital.
The conviction of Dr. Salomon E. Melgen could pose significant ramifications for his federal corruption case with Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey.
Coal company bankruptcies have left coverage for retirees, many with chronic ailments, in federal hands. Unless Congress acts this month, benefits will end.
Hospitals have learned to manipulate medical codes — often resulting in mind-boggling bills.
The pains of losing the Affordable Care Act would generate a gigantic backlash. But universal access to Medicare would change that.
A reader is not surprised because the doctors’ group has opposed previous efforts at health reform.
A nonprofit sets up temporary clinics that provide free medical services to people in rural areas of the United States. For the hundreds that showed up in Cookeville, Tenn., this was a chance to get a checkup, dental treatment or eye care.
Researchers hope a study will shed some light on a cancer treatment, using radiation, that is growing in popularity and surrounded by questions.
A study of nearly 2,000 hospitals found that inspections led to lower death rates.
Canadians with cystic fibrosis survive on average more than 10 years longer than Americans with the disease. Health insurance differences may be why.
By protecting Social Security and Medicare while going after anti-poverty programs, the plan suits a constituency that strongly backed the president.
A doctor writes that what we want and need is necessary medical care.
President Trump’s budget blueprint sets up a fight with House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, who has maintained that to tame the deficit, Congress must cut Social Security and Medicare.