Why So Slow? Legislators Take on Insurers’ Delays in Approving Prescribed Treatments

Andrew Bade, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes nearly two decades ago, is accustomed to…

As Red Cross Moves to Pricey Blood Treatment Method, Hospitals Call for More Choice

Americans generally don’t spend much time thinking about the nation’s blood supply. That’s mainly because the…

Patients, Doctors, Insurers Agree: Prior Approvals for Treatment Should Come Faster

Andrew Bade, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes nearly two decades ago, is accustomed to…

Estados todavía deben usar el dinero federal que recibieron para zanjar disparidades de salud por covid

La administración Biden anunció en marzo de 2021 que invertiría $2,250 millones para hacer frente a…

States Have Yet to Spend Hundreds of Millions of Federal Dollars to Tackle Covid Health Disparities

The Biden administration in March 2021 announced it was investing $2.25 billion to address covid health…

After the Pandemic Hit Nursing Homes Hard, California Lawmakers Push to Tighten Licensing Rules

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — When Johanna Trenerry found a nursing home for her husband after his stroke,…

Journalists Recap the Latest on the Supreme Court Leak, Mental Health Care, and Fentanyl Testing Strips

KHN chief Washington correspondent Julie Rovner discussed the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion on abortion rights on…

No Prison Time for Tennessee Nurse Convicted of Fatal Drug Error

RaDonda Vaught, a former Tennessee nurse convicted of two felonies for a fatal drug error, whose…

Should You Worry About Data From Your Period-Tracking App Being Used Against You?

It’s estimated that millions of people in the U.S. use period-tracking apps to plan ahead, track…

Few Eligible Families Have Applied for Government Help to Pay for Covid Funerals

On a humid August afternoon in 2020, two caskets ― one silver, one white ― sat…