Once Again, Medicaid Proves Its Worth

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Could American health care survive without Medicaid? Possibly not. Medicaid is the government program that covers health care for the poor... Read more

Raising Medicare’s Eligibility Age Could Actually Increase Costs

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Should we have to wait longer to get Medicare? Senators Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) think so. They have proposed raising... Read more

Obamacare Wins Big in Court, But You Might Not Know It

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Hold the presses. Breaking news. Obamacare has scored another big win in court. A federal appeals court this week upheld the law’s core... Read more

American-Style Health Care is a Dirty Word in England

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The leader of a great democracy wants to make his mark by reforming health care. He fears that if left untouched, the system could become so... Read more

Medicaid Deserves More Respect

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If you’re on Medicaid and your child needs a pediatric specialist, good luck finding one. You are up to five times less likely to get... Read more

Is High Health Care Spending Good for Us?

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Does all the money we spend on health care actually make us healthier? One group of researchers says definitely yes. Their study looked at... Read more

Single-payer health care is closer to reality in Vermont

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Who is better at providing health insurance – the government or private companies? We may find an answer in an experiment that is about... Read more

Cutting Needless Health Care Costs Should be a No Brainer

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Doctors sometimes do dumb things. Like ordering antibiotics that are certain to be ineffective. Or prescribing expensive brand name drugs when... Read more