Although it started as a plan to cover only the poor, Medicaid now touches tens of millions of Americans who live above the poverty line.
HHS says the shutdowns are for "site maintenance," but this has never been done before.
From now until September 30, we need everyone - experts, patients, hospitals, seniors, people with disabilities - to defend Medicaid and the health of Pennsylvania and people across the county.
Critics say the latest attempt to repeal Obamacare punishes states that chose to give health coverage to more residents.
"If you believe repealing and replacing Obamacare is a good idea," said GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham, the bill's cosponsor, "this is your best and only chance to make it happen, because everything else has failed."
At Gale Nurseries in Gwynedd Valley, health insurance costs rose 7.5 percent this year. Its 25 workers are paying nearly half the cost of the premium.
To provide you with the timely, credible, in-depth resources you need to eat healthy, get fit, raise a family and be a smart health consumer, we have compiled a panel of experts from around the region.
To truly achieve a vision of single payer coverage, we have to talk about the cost of health care.
Gov. Wolf forced to cut money out of the budget.
Congress is searching this week for bipartisan ways to stabilize the individual insurance market. Analysts have a lot of ideas but not a lot of agreement.
Despite having more financial "skin in the game" than ever, many consumers don't make any attempt to compare prices for health care services, a newly released study found.
Rising costs for 313 brand-name drugs lifted Medicaid's spending by as much as $3.2 billion in 2016, the analysis shows.
The demise of Penn Treaty is yet another black eye for the long-term care industry, which has been sharply raising premiums for existing customers.
The market for wound care products booms among a growing older and diabetic patient pool, but many treatments are untested and funding for research falls short.