Healthcare News & Insights

Aid program won’t pay for man’s breast cancer treatment

Being a 26-year-old with breast cancer is unlucky enough. When patient aid programs refuse to help because you’re a man it seems doubly unfair.

Hospital fines could top $275m for Stark, False Claims violations

One hospital system will have to pay at least $45 million — and potentially up to $275 million — in fines for allegedly making illegal agreements with doctors.

Report: Doctors’ lack of ‘sensitivity’ may cause more strokes in some patients

Could lack of “multicultural awareness” be putting black patients at more risk for stroke?

Which states are best, worst for disciplining docs?

Public Citizen’s Health Research Group has released its annual report of which states do the best — and worst — job of disciplining doctors who practice bad medicine.