Julie ApplebyJanuary 18, 2019 05:00 AM
Federal Shutdown Has Meant Steep Health Bills For Some FamiliesAn air traffic controller is just one employee locked into the terms of a health plan because of the ongoing federal shutdown. It's meant his child's hospital bills are "out-of-network."
Marilyn SchairerJanuary 17, 2019 11:39 AM
Rent Or Insulin? The Rising Cost Of Diabetes Meds Forces Patients Into Difficult ChoicesThe price of insulin is three times higher today than it was 15 years ago.
Arjun SinghJanuary 16, 2019 04:36 PM
In Court Filing, AG Healey Says Sackler Family Responsible For Opioid CrisisIn a 274-page memorandum, Attorney General Maura Healey says the wealthy Sackler family were drivers of the opioid crisis
Arjun SinghJanuary 16, 2019 01:34 PM
Surgeon Looks Back On Career Filled With Life, Death And Hard ChoicesIn his new book, a transplant surgeon pulls back the curtain on the opaque world of transplant surgery and provides readers with a brief history of the relatively new medical technique.
Ana B. IbarraJanuary 15, 2019 05:00 AM
Clinics Struggle To Resolve Fears Over Medicaid Sign-Ups And Green CardsShould doctors warn patients of a policy threat that may not come to pass? That's the question pending, as the Trump administration weighs whether to deny green cards to immigrants on Medicaid.
Alison KodjakJanuary 9, 2019 11:40 AM
Democrats' Health Care Ambitions Meet The Reality Of Divided GovernmentCongressional Democrats want to protect health coverage and protections of the Affordable Care Act. With the Senate in Republican hands, House Democrats will hold hearings and may turn to the courts.
Brendan DeadyJanuary 7, 2019 02:41 PM
Rep. Joe Kennedy Says 'We All Deserve Better' Amidst Government Shutdown“Until the president is willing to put forth a proposal ... it makes it next to impossible for anyone else to try to figure out how to get out of this," Kennedy said.
Katie Lannan | State House News ServiceJanuary 3, 2019 05:45 PM
Healey Joins Lawsuit Challenging Texas Court's Affordable Care Act RulingAttorney General Maura Healey on Thursday joined with 16 of her counterparts from across the country in challenging a Texas ruling that the 2010 Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.
Christine HermanJanuary 2, 2019 02:36 PM
To Get Mental Health Help For A Child, Desperate Parents Relinquish CustodyDoctors told Toni and Jim Hoy their young son needed intensive, specialized care away from home — institutional services that cost at least $100,000 a year. Insurance wouldn't cover the cost.