today in black history

November 20, 2017

Inventor Garrett Augustus Morgan receives a patent for the traffic light in 1923.



Latest Snag in ACA Sign-Ups

October 02, 2017 10:00 am

By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News

Those who guide consumers are hitting roadblocks. Read More


GOP Health Bill's Reach

September 23, 2017 2:00 pm

By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News

GOP health care bill goes far beyond preexisting conditions. Read More


Impeding Obamacare Enrollment

September 23, 2017 9:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News

White House shuts down Obamacare website for hours on weekend. Read More


ACA Repeal

September 20, 2017 8:00 am

By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News

5 things to know in last-ditch effort by Republicans to Repeal Obamacare. Read More


Blindsided by Health Care Changes?

September 13, 2017 9:30 am

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News

Learn the root causes and your rights. Read More


Uninsured at Record Low

September 13, 2017 9:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News

The rate of uninsured Americans hits record low 8.8% Read More


Medicaid Enrollment helps Poor Children

September 06, 2017 7:00 am

By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News

Parents enrollment helps insure more poor children. Read More


Obesity & Depression are Intertwined

August 11, 2017 11:30 am

By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News

Scientists are struggling to find link. Read More


Colon Cancer Rates Fall among Blacks

August 09, 2017 2:00 pm

By Carmen Heredia-Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News Service

Rates are rising among younger white adults. Read More


Dementia Research Lagging for Blacks

August 09, 2017 1:30 pm

By Ann Gorman, Kaiser Health News

Lag in brain donations hampers understanding of disease. Read More


CBO Scores Latest GOP Health Bill

July 21, 2017 11:00 am

By Kaiser Health News

Congressional Budget Office estimate of Senate health bill. Read More


Revised Senate GOP Health Care Bill

July 14, 2017 7:00 am

By Kaiser Health News

Senate GOP releases new bill. Read More


1% Get Tax Breaks in GOP Health Bill

July 06, 2017 4:30 pm

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News

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If Insurance Market Crashes?

June 08, 2017 12:00 pm

By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News

Can lawmakers put the pieces back together? Read More


Feds: insurer overbilled by $1 Billion

May 17, 2017 3:00 pm

By Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News

Feds claim United Healthcare doctored records. Read More


How Health Bill Passed

May 05, 2017 5:00 pm

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News

How a bill that nearly all opposed managed to pass the House. Read More


Health Issue could Shut Government Down

April 26, 2017 9:00 am

By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News

5 things you should know. Read More


GOP fails to Repeal Obamacare

March 25, 2017 2:00 pm

By Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News

House Leaders ‘Came Up Short’ In Effort To Kill Obamacare. Read More


Poor AIDS Patients Fear Cuts

March 21, 2017 2:00 pm

By Carmen Heredia-Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News Service

Low-income patients fear coverage may be cut by DC politics. Read More


Shock over proposed NIH Cuts

March 20, 2017 7:00 am

By Elaine Korry, Kaiser Health News Service

Researchers shocked over cuts proposed for National Institutes of Health. Read More


ACA's Community Benefit

March 17, 2017 8:30 am

By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News

Nonprofit hospitals extended community benefits under Obamacare. Read More


CBO Estimate of GOP Health Bill

March 14, 2017 7:00 am

By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News

Deciphering the CBO cost estimate of 'Trumpcare.' Read More


LA County seeks to preserve Health Insurance

March 10, 2017 7:00 am

By Emily Bazar, Kaiser Health News Service

County health chief wants to catch people dropped from coverage. Read More


5 Ways GOP Bill Reverses Obamacare

March 08, 2017 9:00 am

By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News

The Republican bill dramatically reverses course of health law. Read More


GOP Health Care Bill Nixes Mandate

March 07, 2017 8:30 am

By Mary Agnes Carey and Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News

The House GOP plan to replace Obamacare limits Medicaid expansion. Read More


Voters Wobbly on Repeal of Obamacare

March 04, 2017 12:30 pm

By Jay Hancock. Kaiser Health News

Voters are expressing unease over plans to repeal Obamacare. Read More


Employers worry over Job-Based Health Plans

February 08, 2017 11:30 am

By Jay Hancock. Kaiser Health News

The GOP's assault on health care has employers concerned. Read More


Challenge of Home Care

December 14, 2016 7:00 am

By Taunya English, WHYY

Caring for a love one at home can have a steep learning curve. Read More


What's in 21st Century Cures Act?

December 12, 2016 7:00 am

By Sydney Lumpkin and Steven Findlay, Kaiser Health News

Recently passed health care bill has clear winers and losers. Read More


Senate approves Mental Health Bill

December 08, 2016 7:00 am

By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News

Landmark legislation is part of the 21st Century Cures Act. Read More


Pence expanded health care in Indiana

November 28, 2016 9:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News

Vice President-elect now moves to repeal Obamacare Read More


Opting out of Obamacare

November 18, 2016 2:30 pm

By Ana B. Ibarra, Kaiser Health News

Some consumers are choosing to opt out of health plan. Read More


Concerned about losing Obamacare?

November 11, 2016 2:30 pm

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News

Repeal of the Affordable Care Act may take awhile. Read More


Superbug linked to 4 U.S. Deaths

November 04, 2016 12:00 pm

By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News

New drug-resistant fungus Candida auris is causing concern. Read More


CA pays Nurses Highest Salaries

October 25, 2016 7:00 am

By Ana B. Ibarra, Kaiser Health News

Federal data shows state leading the way. Read More


A South African Model for Health Care

October 20, 2016 10:00 am

By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News

Ordinary citizens fill gaps in health care. Read More


Public Skepticism hampers Zika efforts

October 10, 2016 12:00 pm

By Emily Kopp, Kaiser Health News

Localities find past ambivalence hindering Zika response. Read More


Mental Health Access Limited by Race

August 28, 2016 7:00 am

By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News

Race, ethnicity affect kids' access to mental health care, study finds. Read More


Genetic Health Risks Misdiagnosed

August 18, 2016 7:00 am

By Zhai Yun Tan, Kaiser Health News

Genetic insights about health risks limited by lack of diversity, study finds. Read More


Gun Violence and Mental Health Laws

August 04, 2016 3:00 pm

By Laureen Silverman, KERA

50 years after the University of Texas Tower sniper Read More


Prince fell prey to Age Related Issue

May 11, 2016 10:00 am

Kristin Espeland Gourlay, RINPR

In Prince’s age group, risk of Opioid overdose climbs. Read More


Sharing your Doctor with a Group

May 10, 2016 7:00 am

By Ann Gorman, Kaiser Health News

Shared medical appointments are new tool to cut health care costs. Read More


Special Report: Baltimore's Other Divide

May 04, 2016 2:30 pm

By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News

Maryland Seeks Federal OK To Speed Ex-Inmates’ Medicaid Access Read More


Special Report: Baltimore's Other Divide

May 04, 2016 1:30 pm

By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News

Thousands leave MD prisons with no health coverage Read More


Tainted Scope Infections

April 18, 2016 7:00 am

By Chad Terhune, Kaiser Health News

Occurrences in facilities exceed what federal officials previously estimated. Read More


Hospitals eye Community Health Aides

April 12, 2016 9:30 am

By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News

Hospitals look to community health workers to help patients. Read More


IRS avoids finding Uninsured

April 07, 2016 6:30 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News

IRS could but opts not to find uninsured people. Read More


Wages or Health Benefits?

April 04, 2016 6:30 am

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News

New survey suggests workers want higher wages over health benefits. Read More


New Mental Health Task Force

April 01, 2016 7:00 am

Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News

President seeks to end discrimination in mental health coverage. Read More


Prostate Cancer Study of Black Men

March 28, 2016 10:30 am

By NorthStar News Staff

New study looks at prostate cancer in men of African descent. Read More


9 Million Gain Health Insurance

September 21, 2015 7:30 am

By Kaiser Health News

Success in health marketplace's first year. Read More


Free Colonoscopy; no Anesthesia Charge

May 18, 2015 7:00 am

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News

Feds say no anesthesia charge for free colon cancer screening. Read More


A Matter of Faith and Trust

May 06, 2015 1:00 pm

By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News

Why African-Americans don't use hospice Read More


Hospitals Leaving Cities

April 14, 2015 9:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

Hospitals are moving to rural and suburban locations Read More


Health Law Faces Court Challenge

March 04, 2015 7:00 am

By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News

What's at stake as Affordable Care Act faces Supreme Court challenge Read More


Court to Consider Medicaid Payments

States criticized for payments to cover low-income Americans

January 22, 2015 11:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

Supreme Court to consider if providers can sue states for higher payments Read More


Many Uninsured can't afford coverage

November 21, 2014 10:30 am

By Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News

New poll suggests a quarter of the uninsured can't afford health coverage Read More


Prescriptions still cost with insurance

October 14, 2014 11:00 am

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News

You may still pay a steep price for prescriptions with insurance. Read More


Teen Pregnancy Reduction

October 02, 2014 10:00 am

By Lisa Gillespie, Kaiser Health News

Study finds late-acting contraceptives reduce teen pregnancy rates Read More


Hospitals save under health law

September 26, 2014 6:30 am

By Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News

Hospitals projected to save $5.7 billion from unpaid bills under health law. Read More


End of Life a Struggle in America

September 23, 2014 8:30 am

By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News

Dying in America is harder than it has to be, IOM says Read More


States Pay Health Care Tax

September 02, 2014 11:30 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News

States and federal government pay tax for Medicaid health plans. Read More


Help with ACA Premiums

August 19, 2014 6:00 am

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News

Hospitals seek to help consumers with health care premiums. Read More


Conflicting Court Rulings on Health Law

July 23, 2014 9:00 am

By Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News

Two federal Appeals Court issue opposing rulings on Affordable Care Act. Read More


Preparing for Global Warming

June 30, 2014 11:00 am

By Lisa Gillespie, Kaiser Health News Service

Health care system needs to be prepared for global warming. Read More


Importance of Physician Exams

May 27, 2014 10:30 am

By Sandra G. Boodman, Kaiser Health News Service

Patients lose when doctors can't do good physical exams. Read More


A Skill Set for Doctors

May 27, 2014 10:30 am



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Community Health Centers fill Void

April 03, 2014 10:30 am

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Service

Centers can provide services to those who remain uninsured. Read More


Health Care Deadline Looms

March 25, 2014 9:00 am

By Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News

A consumer guide to the March 31 Affordable Care Act deadline. Read More


Private Option for Medicaid a Threat?

February 24, 2014 9:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Heath News Service

Health care centers raise concerns. Read More


Affordable Care Act & HIV Care

January 08, 2014 7:30 am

By Anna Gorman & Ankita Rao, Kaiser Health News Service

Health law inspires hopes but also worry among those with HIV. Read More


Mental Health Fix Unfulfilled

December 19, 2013 1:30 pm

By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News Service

Despite multiple shootings, little has been done to address mental health. Read More


Consumers Fear Loss of Health Coverage

December 03, 2013 7:00 am

By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News Service

Some consumers fear loss of health coverage in the new year. Read More


CA trips up Poor Patients

November 20, 2013 11:00 am

By Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News Service

State mistakenly sends out letters with incorrect info on Medicaid. Read More


Health Safety Net Still Matters

November 13, 2013 8:30 am

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Service

Prevention programs help those without insurance. Read More


Prevention for Profit

October 30, 2013 7:30 am

By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News Service

Questions raised about some health screenings. Read More


Clock Ticking on Health Care Website

October 23, 2013 8:00 am

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Service

How long does the White House have to fix the health care website? Read More


Brokers Frustrated with Health Rollout

October 23, 2013 8:00 am

By Eric Whitney, Kaiser Health News Service

Online insurance brokers are stymied selling health care policies. Read More


1% of Patients, 21% of Health Spending

October 15, 2013 6:30 am

By Sandra Boodman, Kaiser Health News Service

The costliest 1% of patients drive 21% of health care spending. Read More


KY Confused over Obamacare

September 30, 2013 2:30 pm

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

Politics and misinformation hamper health care rollout in Kentucky. Read More


FAQ: Health Care Exchanges

September 27, 2013 12:00 pm

By Mary Agnes Carey and Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Service

Answers to frequently asked questions about the new health care exchanges. Read More


Long-Term Care Panel Issues Report

September 16, 2013 6:00 am

By Susan Jaffe, Kaiser Health News Service

Commission releases long-term health care proposals. Read More


Minimal Health Plans Survive

Bare bones plans survive predictions of demise

August 27, 2013 6:30 am

By Jay Hancock and Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Service

Under Obamacare low cost and minimal health plans survive. Read More


Poor Can Skirt Health Care Restrictions

August 12, 2013 7:30 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

The poor have a way around states that don't expand Medicaid. Read More


Employer Mandate Delay

July 22, 2013 6:00 am

By Kaiser Health News Staff

Q&A on the postponed implementation of the employer mandate in health care. Read More


Hospitals might see Stars

July 18, 2013 7:30 am

By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News Service

Hospitals may soon receive rankings based upon their quality of care. Read More


Delay in Employer Health Mandate

July 08, 2013 6:00 am

By Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News Service

White House delays employer health care mandate for one year. Read More


Kids Dental Care might Fall Short

June 21, 2013 7:30 am

By Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News Service

Provisions in health care law might not provide sufficient coverage. Read More


Seniors Scammed on Health Care

April 23, 2013 8:00 am

By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News

Seniors are falling victim to healthcare scams. Read More


Sequestration Health Care Cuts

March 12, 2013 11:30 am

By Michael Oliove, Stateline

The possible cuts to health care if sequestration takes full effect. Read More


Florida's Medicaid Experiment

February 26, 2013 6:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

In a reversal, the governor seeks controversial Medicaid expansion. Read More


Health Care Cuts Loom

February 20, 2013 8:45 am

By Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News Service

Sequestration could trigger cuts in some vital health programs. Read More


Repeat Hospital Visits Don't Lower Deaths

February 14, 2013 8:45 am

By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News Service

New study finds readmissions aren't linked to fewer deaths. Read More


Seniors affected by Medicare Opt-Out

February 07, 2013 6:00 am

By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News Service

Seniors poor health and private Medicare opt-out linked. Read More


Fighting Sickle Cell Stereotypes

January 30, 2013 8:30 am

By Beryl Lieff Benderly, Kaiser Health News Service

Racial stereotyping hampers emergency room care. Read More


GOP Attacks on Health Care Weaken

January 23, 2013 6:30 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

Republican attacks on health law weakening. Read More


ER's Tackling Flu Outbreak

January 15, 2013 8:00 am

By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News

The nation's emergency rooms are on the frontline against flu. Read More


Colleges Tackle Mental Health Issues

January 08, 2013 9:30 am

By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News

Campuses begin to assist students with mental health needs. Read More


Mental Health & Newtown

December 27, 2012 12:00 am

By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News

Connecticut tragedy raises profile of mental health in America. Read More


Diversity in Elder Care

December 18, 2012 8:00 am

By Liz Seegert, Kaiser Health News Service

As population diversifies, rethinking how we care for elderly. Read More


When Doctors Age

December 11, 2012 9:00 am

By Sandra G. Boodman, Kaiser Health News

Aging physicians are coming under greater srcutiny Read More


Health Care over the Cliff?

December 05, 2012 9:30 am

By Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News

The consequences for health care if the nation goes over fiscal cliff. Read More


Avoiding Return Hospital Visits

November 28, 2012 10:00 am

By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News Service

Hospitals working to ward off patient return visits. Read More


Health Benefits Outlined

November 21, 2012 6:30 am

By Julie Appleby, Jay Hancock and Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News

The administration releases regulations for new health care law. Read More


NYC Hospitals KO'd by Sandy

November 20, 2012 7:00 am

By Fred Mogul, WNYC

Several New York City hospitals remain closed after Hurricane Sandy. Read More


States get Health Care Reprieve

November 13, 2012 10:15 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

White House extends deadline for states to establish insurance exchanges. Read More


Health Care Law is Election Winner

November 08, 2012 8:30 am

By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News Service

Affordable Care Act saved by Obama win. Read More


Patients Returning Home

October 23, 2012 12:00 am

By Jenni Bergal, Kaiser Health News Service

Federal program helps nursing home patients return to their community. Read More


Debate touches Health Care

Health Policy Finds Its Way Into Town Hall Debate

October 18, 2012 12:00 pm

By Kaiser Health News Service

The presidential debate showcased the candidates views on health care. Read More


When Medicare Deadline Looms

October 09, 2012 12:00 pm

By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News Service

Patients and family members face critical decisions. Read More


State Action on Health Care

October 01, 2012 8:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

States are moving ahead defining essential health benefits under new law. Read More


Medicaid Helps Formerly Incarcerated

Program assists D.C. clinic care for former prisoners

September 21, 2012 6:00 am

By David Schultz, Kaiser Health News

Medicaid is helping clinic in D.C. care for the formerly incarcerated. Read More


Gaps in Men's Health Care under Law

September 03, 2012 12:00 am

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Service

The federal health care law has gaps in preventive coverage for men. Read More


Hospitals Playing Dual Role

August 27, 2012 12:00 am

By Roni Caryn Rabin, Kaiser Health News Service

Hospitals are becoming insurers as well as providers of health care. Read More


Poor could be Health Care Casualty

July 20, 2012 12:00 am

By Jenny Gold and Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News Service

The nation's poor could be casualties in the battle over health care. Read More


Health Reforms will Survive Court Ruling

June 19, 2012 12:00 am

By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News Service

Key provisions of the Obama health care law will be sustained. Read More


New Colon Screenings

June 06, 2012 12:00 am

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Service

New screening tool could increase the use of virtual colonoscopies. Read More


Keys to Fighting Obesity

May 15, 2012 12:00 am

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Service

Dcctors and insurers are key to combating obesity. Read More


Health Care out of Reach

May 08, 2012 12:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

New report signals health care is out of reach for millions of Americans. Read More


The Struggle to Care for the Poor

April 30, 2012 12:00 am

By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News Service

Nonprofit hospitals lacking in care for poor. Read More


Health Care Model Emerges

April 13, 2012 12:00 am

By Jenny Gold and Christian Torres, Kaiser Health News Service

Accountable care organizations are springing up around the country. Read More


Docs Fight Unneccessary Procedures

April 05, 2012 12:00 am

By Julia Appleby, Kaiser Health News Service

Physicians take stand against unnecessary procedures for patients. Read More


Day 3: Health Care Review

March 29, 2012 12:00 am

By Kaiser Health News Service

Excerpts from oral argument before Supreme Court on Medicaid expansion. Read More


Day 2: Health Care Review

March 28, 2012 12:00 am

By Kaiser Health News Service

Excerpts from yesterday's Supreme Court hearing on health care reform law. Read More


What if Individual Mandate Falls?

March 20, 2012 12:00 am

By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News Network

The repercussions if the high Court invalidates health care mandate. Read More


High Court Health Law Review

March 15, 2012 12:00 am

By Stuart Taylor,Jr., Kaiser Health News Service

Supreme Court set to consider fate of health care law March 28. Read More


Support for Contraceptives

March 05, 2012 12:00 am

By Marilyn Werber Sarafini, Kaiser Health News Service

A poll shows strong support for White House contraceptive plan. Read More


Insurers open Health Stores

February 28, 2012 12:00 am

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Service

Health insurers are opening stores to market health care plans. Read More


ER Patients Charged Upfront

February 22, 2012 12:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

Hospitals are charging ER patients upfront for routine problems. Read More


New Health Insurance Labels

February 15, 2012 12:00 am

By Susan Jaffe, Kaiser Health News Service

Obama administration has unveiled new consumer health insurance labels. Read More


Children and Cholesterol Screening

February 07, 2012 12:00 am

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Service

Experts are divided over whether to recommend screening for children. Read More


States face Health Law Deadlines

February 03, 2012 12:00 am

By Marilyn Werber Sarafini, Kaiser Health News Service

States are under pressure as health care law deadlines approach. Read More


Doubt on Health Care Ruling

January 30, 2012 12:00 am

By Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News Service

New poll shows public thinks high Court will decide based on ideology. Read More


The Costs of Long-Term Care

January 25, 2012 12:00 am

By Caroline E. Mayer, Kasier Health News Service

Are you prepared to cover the costs and have coverage for long term care? Read More


Seeing Your Doctor's Notes

January 17, 2012 12:00 am

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Service

New technology allows patients to see their doctor's notes on care. Read More


Health Care Spending Slowed in 2010

January 10, 2012 12:00 am

By Marilyn Werber Sarafini, Kaiser Health News Service

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Health Care Disparities - 2012

January 05, 2012 12:00 am

By Shefali Kulkarni, Kaiser Health News

A look at how health care disparities are impacted by health care law. Read More


Black Women & Obesity Epidemic

December 20, 2011 12:00 am

Taunya English, WHYY

Half of African-American women are obese; a national health crisis. Read More


Health Insurance Denial

December 12, 2011 12:00 am

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Service

What to do when denied payment for billing by an out of state doctor. Read More


Bad Grades on Health Report Card

December 06, 2011 12:00 am

By Christopher Weaver, Kaiser Health News Service

Report identifies preventable illnesses as a national crisis. Read More


Veterans' Health Challenge Colleges

November 29, 2011 12:00 am

By Sandra G. Boodman, Kaiser Health News Service

Colleges face challenge when veterans with health issues enroll. Read More


Round 2 for Health Care Cuts

November 21, 2011 12:00 am

By Marilyn Werber Sarafini and Mary Agnes Cary, Kaiser Health News Service

With a Supreme Court ruling and an election approaching, cuts are likely. Read More


Analysis: Supreme Court Health Law Review

November 16, 2011 12:00 am

By Stuart Taylor,Jr., Kaiser Health News Service

The issues as stake as the high Court decides to rule on 2010 law. Read More


Funeral Service to Bury HIV/AIDS

Faith-based effort to combat devastating effect of disease

November 14, 2011 12:00 am

By NorthStar News Staff

A mock funeral will send the message that it’s time to bury disease. Read More


Is Walmart eyeing Health Care Market?

November 14, 2011 12:00 am

By Julie Appleby and Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News Service

Nation's largest retailer may be looking to enter health care market. Read More


States Extend Access to CHIPS

November 08, 2011 12:00 am

By Sarah Barr, Kaiser Health News Service

Low-income state employees gain access to child health care program. Read More


Billions spent on Unnecessary Treatments

November 02, 2011 12:00 am

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Service

$6.8 Billion spent yearly on 12 unnecessary tests and treatments. Read More


Groups Embrace 'Obamacare' Label

October 26, 2011 12:00 am

By Andrew Villegas, Kaiser Health News Service

Two nonprofit groups turn Republican mocking into a positive brand. Read More


States Limit Medicaid Coverage

October 24, 2011 12:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

States are limiting hospital coverage in search of savings. Read More


Defict Panel Could Gut Health Programs

October 19, 2011 12:00 am

By Marilyn Werber Sarafini and Mary Agnes Cary, Kaiser Health News Servicer

Super Committee could end up cutting vital programs. Read More


Disparities in Health Care Continue

October 11, 2011 12:00 am

By Christine Torres, Kaiser Health News

New report reveals continued health care disparities in the U.S. Read More


Memphis Churches Deliver Health Care

October 04, 2011 12:00 am

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Service

Area churches team with the Methodist Le Bonheur hospital system. Read More


Cost of Employer Insurance Plans Surge

September 28, 2011 12:00 am

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Service

A new survey details that employer health plan costs surged this year. Read More


Obama Proposes Health Care Cuts

September 20, 2011 12:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

President proposes $320 billion in cuts in Medicare and Medicaid. Read More


VIDEO: Proposed Health Care Cuts

September 20, 2011 12:00 am



Video of President Obama announcing proposed cuts in health care spending. Read More


Health Insurers Deny Coverage

September 12, 2011 12:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

Health Insurers deny coverage to many who apply for individual policies. Read More


ER visits stress Medicaid Budgets

August 23, 2011 12:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

Over use of emergency room care is stressing state Medicaid budgets. Read More


Legal Challenges to Health Law

August 15, 2011 12:00 am

By Bara Vaida and Karl Eisenhower, Kaiser Health News Service

A recent court ruling adds to a number of legal challenges to new law. Read More


Health Costs to Double

August 03, 2011 12:00 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

Nation's health care bill to nearly double by 2020. Read More