After years of public outrage, some bipartisan solutions are emerging. But whether they will make it through a divided Washington is still unclear.
The nation’s largest nurses’ union is pushing Medicare for all from door to door to door in swing House districts. But the campaign for a single-payer health system is slow going.
Senator Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent seeking the Democratic nomination for president, offered a strong defense of democratic socialism in an effort to fend off criticism about his electability.
The sunny job numbers and steady growth hide the fact that most people think the economy works only for people in power.
Reform has a cost. But the point of a health care system is to treat patients, not to buttress the economy.
A decade from now, most middle-income seniors will not be able to pay the rising costs of independent or assisted living.
A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and outpatient care.
The Congressional Budget Office usually offers detailed estimates, but not in this case.
The proposal gets its first congressional hearing. Another one is coming soon.
The social safety net programs are fraying as baby boomers age, the trustees of Social Security and Medicare said, but a political fix seems far away.
Private insurance pays hospitals much more than the federal government does for patient care. If Medicare for all means Medicare rates, expect an industry backlash.
The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite their strong earnings.
If centrist policies are doomed, why should Democrats pursue them?
Conservatives could really use a remarkably successful policy entrepreneur.
Doctors and patients are pushing the Trump administration to pay for a powerful but costly cancer treatment known as CAR-T, one of many new “personalized medicines.”
Senator Bernie Sanders, a front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, announced the fifth version of the Medicare for All Act.
Senator Bernie Sanders will reintroduce his Medicare for All Act on Wednesday. Only this time, he is a Senate insider, and a member of the Democratic leadership.
We asked a handful of economists and think tanks to find out.
The scam, which involved the prescribing of unnecessary back, shoulder, wrist and knee braces, spanned multiple continents, according to the authorities.
His last day at the agency is Friday, then he will return part-time to the American Enterprise Institute where he will focus on drug prices.