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With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters

Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says

10/2/2017
Teens Mixed Up With the Law May Fall Through Medicaid Cracks

Fewer important primary care appointments, more ER visits, study finds

9/27/2017
Fewer Uninsured Cancer Patients After Medicaid Expansion

Surgery and radiation are more likely if you have insurance, researcher says

9/19/2017
Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs

Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

9/8/2017
Obamacare Paid Off for Poorer Cancer Patients

Health coverage surged in states that expanded Medicaid, research finds

8/28/2017
More Than Half of Americans Will Need Nursing Home Care: Study

More short-term stays the biggest factor fueling the increase

8/22/2017
Dementia Care: A Huge Financial Burden for U.S. Families

Annual costs may top $320,000, study estimates

8/10/2017
Cancer Takes Financial Toll, Even With Insurance

1 in 6 insured patients spends one-third of their income on bills related to treatment, U.S. study finds

8/7/2017
Most People Not Bargain Hunters When It Comes to Health Care

While they believe in price shopping, they don't follow through, researchers report

7/19/2017
Losing Medicaid Tough on People Battling Depression: Study

Breaks in coverage result in more ER visits and longer hospital stays, research finds

7/18/2017
As Efforts to Repeal Obamacare Fail, Future of Health Care Reform in Limbo

3 Republican senators tank effort to dismantle health law without an immediate replacement

7/13/2017
Revised Senate Bill Would Allow Bare-Bones Health Plans

Fate of the GOP measure remains uncertain amid party discord

7/10/2017
Most Medicaid Recipients Happy With Their Health Care: Survey

Findings come as Senate Republicans try to slash spending for the government health insurance program

6/27/2017
Senate GOP Leaders Delay Vote on Health Reform Bill

Proposal to replace Obamacare would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026: CBO

6/27/2017
Michigan's Expanded Medicaid Plan a Boon for Workers

Survey finds them in better health and doing better work or getting a better job

6/27/2017
Some GOP Senators Balk at Health Reform Bill

Proposal to replace Obamacare would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026: CBO

6/26/2017
Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured by 2026: CBO

Premiums would decline over long term, but so would coverage; Medicaid would take a 26 percent cut, analysis says

6/26/2017
Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses

Tennessee's 2005 Medicaid rollback could forecast what might happen if GOP health plans become law, some say

6/23/2017
Some Republicans Voice Concerns About Senate Replacement for Obamacare

Conservatives say it doesn't go far enough, moderates say it goes too far

6/22/2017
Senate Republicans Reveal Their Replacement for Obamacare

Bill would rein in Medicaid budget more slowly, preserve preexisting condition safeguards, change tax credits

6/13/2017
Leading Medical Groups Mobilize Against Obamacare Repeal

GOP-sponsored legislation would impose added costs and risks on millions of Americans, groups contend

6/13/2017
Uncertainty for Obamacare Plans as Filing Deadline Approaches

Early indications suggest some consumers will face fewer choices, higher rates in 2018

5/25/2017
CBO: 23 Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under House Health Care Bill

While premiums may lower over the long-term, many Americans would face much higher out-of-pocket costs

5/17/2017
Obamacare a Win-Win for Poorer Adults: Study

Access to medical care and improved health noted in states that expanded coverage

5/12/2017
People With Pre-Existing Health Issues Fear Repeal-and-Replace Bill

Older, sicker Americans worry they may bear brunt of GOP efforts to curtail a popular Obamacare protection

5/10/2017
Medicaid Patients Wait Longer at Doctor's Office

Study suggests lag time might be due to providers having bigger caseloads