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.
The president appears ready to take up an old fight over the payments provided to Congress and its staff to subsidize the health insurance they get through the Affordable Care Act.
You'll need to act quickly, and you may need some help, but if you've lost your job, had a baby, gotten married, or had another qualifying life change, you may be able to get insured under the ACA right away.
As critical votes loom, Republicans' Obamacare repeal endgame is shaping up in the Senate. Here's what to expect, and what could come next.
If enacted, the changes in the bill could leave the state's Medicaid program looking similar to what former Gov. Tom Corbett had proposed - with a work requirement and less generous benefits.
The dramatic vote came as President Trump and Republicans were desperate to show progress on a central promise to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. "After 7 years of talking," Trump wrote on Twitter, "we will soon see whether or not Republicans are willing to step up to the plate!"
Even without congressional action, the executive branch can find ways to doom the Affordable Care Act, largely through neglect.
Now that Republicans control both houses of Congress and the White House and have the chance to actually bring a plan to fruition, they can’t figure out what they want.
The Republicans' health-care proposals may be dead for now, but these Pennsylvania mothers, fearing that Medicaid help for their children is still in jeopardy, speak out.
Patients cut back on routine treatment. Involuntary commitments soared.
Article 2 says the president "shall take care that the laws be faithfully executed," and the Affordable Care Act is the law.
When people are unable to afford treatment for behavioral health issues because they lack insurance, the criminal justice system often becomes the only societal structure that intervenes.