Healthcare

When Public Health Abuses Public Funds

The Supreme Court declines to resolve issue of whether state hospitals can be sued for false insurance claims.

Encouraging Customization and Courtroom Claims in Long-term Care

Controversial rule promotes personal care and bars forced arbitration in long-term health care.

Successfully Protecting Public Insurance from Fraud

Health care fraud program reports billions of taxpayer dollars returned to federal health funds.

Justifying Health Insurance

Scholar describes how the philosophy and economics underlying insurance policies can guide current debates.

The Unhealthy Return to Individual Responsibility in Health Policy

The Republicans’ ACA replacement plan espouses individual responsibility—a naïve and ill-advised approach to healthcare reform.

When the Health Care Market Cannot Regulate Itself

Vermont moves to an all-payer system in regulating prices for health care services.

Dispatches from the DNC – Day 1 Recap

Following the fallout over a massive email leak, the Democratic Party sought to unite on the Convention’s opening night.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law

In a 5-3 decision, the Justices declare Texas’s health care regulations on abortion to be unconstitutional.

Still Seeking Contraceptive Compromise After Zubik v. Burwell

Zubik v. Burwell highlights thorny issues surrounding Obamacare’s contraceptive coverage requirement.

Federal Agency Tackles Health Care Gap for Transgender Soldiers

A proposed rule would cover certain gender transition services for military members.

Federal Agency Tackles Discrimination in Health Care

A proposed rule would offer patients protection from certain types of discrimination.

States Adopt Private Market Model for Public Health Insurance Programs

An experimental Medicaid program could cut across party lines and provide health care to millions of Americans.