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posted 10/28/2020
What Donald Trump and Joe Biden have said about five important heath policy issues likely to be on the table in the next administration.
posted 10/14/2020
The inequities in American health care laid bare by COVID-19 will become even more deeply entrenched if the nation's highest court scraps the landmark law.
posted 09/29/2020
High drug prices are making for good politics. Americans keep waiting for that to translate into effective policies.
posted 09/08/2020
“Medical loss ratios have dropped like a rock,” one former insurance executive said. But will that translate into any savings for Americans?
posted 08/20/2020
When older workers like Jan lose their jobs, they often lose health insurance as well, forcing many to drain their modest savings to extend their coverage.
posted 07/28/2020
Hundreds of studies show Medicaid expansion saves lives. So why do lawmakers reject the program or impose punitive rules during a pandemic that hit low-income Black and Brown people so hard?
posted 06/30/2020
The virus has exposed what advocates for better treatment and families of loved ones in nursing facilities have known for years.
posted 06/09/2020
I called a doezen nursing facilities in three states over the past week to ask about COVID-19 cases. Here's what I learned.
posted 05/18/2020
The stories on the packing houses have been a particularly compelling subplot in the media's broader coverage of the pandemic.
posted 05/11/2020
 What can we learn from the Italians, who by now are seasoned observers of the virus and the havoc it causes? An Italian health journalist shares reflections.

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What Donald Trump and Joe Biden have said about five important heath policy issues likely to be... more »
posted 10/28/20
The inequities in American health care laid bare by COVID-19 will become even more deeply... more »
posted 10/14/20
High drug prices are making for good politics. Americans keep waiting for that to translate into... more »
posted 09/29/20