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posted 09/05/2019
The legislative fight in Ohio that tanked several health care bills is a dark sign of the much fiercer fight to come in Congress over surprise bills and patient protections.
posted 08/06/2019
A growing group of small and medium-size businesses have signed on to changing how the nation’s health insurance system works. Here's why they're frustrated.
posted 07/02/2019
“The actual debate won’t be about access — it will be about cost containment for all people,” says Harvard's Robert Blendon, a veteran health care pollster.
posted 06/27/2019
Four news outlets have taken impressive, in-depth looks at how and why children are dying after surgeries to repair damaged hearts since 2014. So what's going on here?
posted 06/27/2019
Taken together these stories on pediatric surgery programs raises serious questions about American hospitals and the care they provide. Here are a few worthy of further examination.
posted 05/21/2019
In New York City, where I live, the ads have reached a new level of silliness. You'll hear plenty about CyberKnives and cancer miracles, and nothing about the number of nurses on the night shift.
posted 05/01/2019
Reporters file the same stories about bad nursing homes year after year. Little changes. But what if we did more to help families find the right facilities in the first place?
posted 04/05/2019
One of the most common arguments against single-payer health systems is that they lead to the rationing of care. Such arguments overlook the rationing baked into the current U.S. system.
posted 03/06/2019
Did the media learn anything from covering previous rounds of health reform during the Clinton and Obama eras? You wouldn't necessarily think so from reading recent coverage, argues Trudy Lieberman.
posted 02/12/2019
You don't see many stories about people stuck in the "family glitch" or who have fallen in the "coverage gap." But millions remain left out of the ACA's thwarted dream of universal coverage — and their stories matter.

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The legislative fight in Ohio that tanked several health care bills is a dark sign of the much... more »
posted 09/05/19
A growing group of small and medium-size businesses have signed on to changing how the nation’s... more »
posted 08/06/19
“The actual debate won’t be about access — it will be about cost containment for all people,”... more »
posted 07/02/19