As health insurers struggle with shifting government policies and considerable uncertainty, one market remains remarkably stable: Medicare Advantage plans.
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.
Karla Ornelas said she has “always had the idea of being a doctor.
Allergists are warning of a shortage of a crucial product – honeybee, hornet, and wasp venom extracts used in shots that prevent life-threatening reactions.
Texas hospitals are eager to keep the federal waiver in place as the turmoil in Congress over repealing and replacing Obamacare only increases their jitters.
Spoiler: No one knows what the final Senate bill will look like – not even those writing it.
As policymakers consider both health care and housing, that link suggests investing in these assistance programs could yield benefits on both fronts.
Each year, about 35,000 Texas women get pregnant before they turn 20. Dallas and San Antonio have teen pregnancy rates 50% and 40% above the national average.
Uncertainty remains around what resources states may need and whether they will receive adequate federal support to combat Zika.
Among the president’s more questionable claims was his description of the House-passed health bill as “You’re going to have absolute coverage.”