Black Doctors Work to Make Coronavirus Testing More Equitable

One pediatric surgeon helps 10,000 get COVID-19 tests by becoming their "doctor on record"

Access & Affordability

If Obamacare Goes Away, Here Are Eight Ways Your Life Will be Affected

More than 20 million Americans will lose coverage if the Affordable Care Act is overturned — and that's just the beginning.

Access & Affordability

COVID Exodus Fills Vacation Towns With New Medical Pressures

Across the country, the affluent are waiting out the pandemic in vacation homes, straining local health care facilities.

Access & Affordability

With No Legal Guardrails for Patients, Ambulances Drive Surprise Medical Billing

Out-of-network bills leave some patients thinking twice before calling an ambulance.

Access & Affordability

For COVID Tests, the Question of Who Pays Comes Down to Interpretation

Promises of free tests are being rolled back in ways that are creating turmoil for consumers, even as testing has become more plentiful.

Your Care

Telehealth Will Be Free, No Copays, They Said. But Angry Patients Are Getting Billed

Despite what politicians have promised, insurers said they were not able to immediately eliminate telehealth copays for millions of members who carry their cards but receive coverage through self-insured employers.

Your Health

How Healthy Is Your Health Care Provider Network?

If your insurance plan’s network of health care providers is too narrow, it can limit your access to sufficient care and in the end, raise your health care costs by forcing you to visit out-of-network providers.

Menopause & Aging Well

Cost, Choice and Equity: Lifting the Health Care Burden on Women

Rising health care costs and surprise hospital bills often weigh most heavily on women, who must navigate confusing billing and insurance rules to take care of themselves and their families.

Menopause & Aging Well

Obamacare Premiums Dip For First Time. Some Call It A Correction.

After dramatic increases in recent years, premiums for ACA insurance for individuals is going to decrease in many states next year for a variety of reasons.

Your Care

Fact Check: Who's Right On Protections For Preexisting Conditions? It's Complicated

Proposals to remove the ACA’s protections against discrimination in health insurance based upon preexisting conditions are both controversial and unclear, but they are being discussed in Congress and in political campaigns.

Your Care

Health Insurance

Determining your specific health insurance needs and choosing a plan that is best for you and your family—and your pocketbook—can be a daunting task, but it's a necessary one.

Your Care