A look at a universal coverage plan that is very different from the Medicare for All we’ve been hearing about.
Shortages of basic medical supplies have become a familiar pattern for hospitals around the U.S. What causes them? And how can we prevent them?
We look at the polls and talk to voters to break down how and why health care is shaping the 2020 election.
Is it possible to lower drug prices without losing out on breakthrough treatments in the future?
What do you do when a process celebrated for keeping the country’s costliest patients out of the hospital doesn’t work as well as we thought?
As the opioid crisis continues to ravage the country, some states are turning to controversial laws that force people into treatment.
Two friends—a doctor and an economist—have spent more than 20 years trying to redesign insurance around one simple but elusive goal: make the good stuff more accessible than the bad stuff.
We know good nutrition is tied to good health. But is there evidence that food should be prescribed and paid for like medicine?
Health care leaders are spending more time and money trying to improve how doctors and nurses communicate with their patients. Are those efforts working?
What have 30 years of hospital mergers meant to the cost and quality of care we receive? And where do we go from here?