Government health care programs cover the needs of over 150 million Americans. Here is an overview of the four largest.
Category Archives: Health Care Policy
Making sure newly-released inmates have health coverage and know how to use it could help prevent reincarceration.
Viewpoint: Prescriptions are necessary for patient safety.
Viewpoint: Government-mandated prescriptions hinder the free market.
Dr. John Hunt discusses his varied career as a pediatric asthma specialist, military physician, academic, novelist, and entrepreneur, and offers some advice for students.
While some improvements in patient safety coincide with the enactment of quality initiatives in federal health law, the change is small relative to the frequency that patients are still being hurt.
Medical-related identity theft accounted for 43 percent of all identity thefts reported in the United States in 2013.
A look at Accountable Care Organizations and what they mean for patients and physicians.
A Stanford University study found that hospitals are less likely to transfer critically injured patients to trauma centers if they have health insurance.
Frequently asked questions about the health law’s “three Rs” — risk corridors, reinsurance, and risk adjustment.