Wondering what the heck are “Essential Health Care Benefits?” A primer plus why they’ve become a sticking point among Republican lawmakers as GOP leaders scramble to find the votes to pass health care reforms.
A new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on the GOP’s health care bill says that the revised version would have similar effects on health insurance coverage and premiums, and a smaller effect on reducing the federal deficit than initially predicted.
A new tool helps patients plan for what a medical procedure will cost.
Patients are routinely left on proton-pump inhibitors — drugs that include Prilosec and Nexium — when it’s no longer necessary. If you are on PPIs, here are some things to consider.
More than 100 would-be inmates have received mental health care instead of going to jail through a new diversion program that Fairfax County launched in January.
At a time when many children with mental and behavioral issues aren’t being diagnosed and child psychiatrists are in short supply, pediatricians are stepping in to fill the void.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi repeatedly praised Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders and his campaign Friday, days after dismissing his proposal to raise taxes to pay for a single-payer health care plan.
(NEW YORK) — Health care officials in Puerto Rico are bracing for more Medicare cuts, according to The New York Times. The island is facing a huge cut to Medicare as well as a shortage…
WASHINGTON — There will be fewer choices next year for shoppers looking to buy individual insurance policies on the D.C. health exchange. CareFirst will be the only company offering individual preferred provider organization plans on the exchange — formally…
A big deadline is coming up for people who get their health insurance from the Maryland state exchange.
Maryland officials say the revamped health care exchange site is ready to go, but they are leaving nothing to chance.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott is planning to hold a town hall meeting about health care in Petersburg. The event is scheduled for Wednesday night a the Tabernacle Baptist Church’s Family Life…
TX health officials say a health care worker who cared for Ebola victim Thomas Duncan has tested positive for the virus in a preliminary test.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — State Sen. Lynwood Lewis is holding a town hall in Norfolk this week on expanding health care coverage in Virginia. The town hall will be held Tuesday from 6 p.m. to…
A Maryland Health Care System is partnering with Evergreen Health Care to improve health care access for veterans.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.