Healthcare News & Insights

Insurance premiums increasing faster than income

The latest research confirms: Insurance premiums cost families more — and cover less. Just how bad has it gotten?

Top 10 health care stories of ’10

Here are the top 10 most read and discussed stories on for 2010.

Fraudsters selling ‘Obamacare’ insurance to seniors

It was only a matter of time.

Patients: ‘In health care, more is always better’

“Evidence-based” and “cost-effective” are generally considered to be positive attributes in health care — unless you’re talking to patients.

Health reform leads to more questions for patients, caregivers

Most of the health care reforms won’t take effect for many years, but doctors and nurses are already seeing changes in the exam room.

Doc to Obama voters: Get lost

Physicians and other clinicians have a right to political opinions on the health reform bill just like everyone else.  But is it appropriate to bring them into the exam room?

Health reform passes: Winners, losers and what to expect next

The health care reform bill finally passed, and while no one may be completely happy with it, it brings some definite good news for the industry.

Report: 275k to die due to lack of health insurance

A new report gives hard numbers for the steepest price of all the “costs” discussed in the health reform debate. 

Report: Health care spending rate increases faster than rest of economy — again

It’s no surprise to hear that health care is an increasingly large part of the U.S. economy. But the most recent estimates from CMS drive home just how much health care is outpacing other industries.

Health reform: Hopes still high, but expectations lower

While the debate around health care reform has ebbed and flowed, one thing has stayed true: The majority of Americans want to see a bill passed. But fewer think they’ll benefit.