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posted 11/10/2022
South Carolina officials told Brandie Makrin that something traumatic had to happen to her 21-year-old autistic son before he could get the help he needed.
posted 08/15/2022
The Inflation Reduction Act permits Medicare to negotiate drug prices. Here's why the legislation is such a big deal for seniors.
posted 07/27/2022
A bill expected to pass would prevent price gouging and limit how much older Americans must pay for medicine.
posted 06/28/2022
Why the media needs to cover what’s happening to the program with the same intensity reporters once covered the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
posted 06/22/2022
The push towards privatizing Medicare continues at the federal level, with the role of middlemen getting larger.
posted 04/28/2022
If it took this long to fix this financially punishing legislative "typo," what does that portend for larger health policy aspirations?
posted 03/22/2022
The private market has failed to deliver affordable long-term care insurance. Washington state has another plan.
posted 02/17/2022
Is the government serious about attacking super-high drug prices by paying only for those with proven benefit for patients? The Aduhelm decision will be a critical tell.
posted 01/18/2022
Sustained coverage on surprise bills fueled public outrage and legislation. But the resulting regulations are far from perfect.
posted 12/13/2021
A trio of reporters offer a masterful examination of the overuse, underuse and misuse of medical care in America.

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South Carolina officials told Brandie Makrin that something traumatic had to happen to her 21... more »
posted 11/10/22
The Inflation Reduction Act permits Medicare to negotiate drug prices. Here's why the legislation... more »
posted 08/15/22
A bill expected to pass would prevent price gouging and limit how much older Americans must pay... more »
posted 07/27/22