With the new decade comes this long-awaited milestone: the Medicare Part D doughnut hole has closed. Two cheers. More than 61 million Americans are Medicare beneficiaries, and about 46 million of those
• Wendell Potter, a former health insurance executive and now pro-Medicare for All activist, apologized for his role in designing the biggest argument against industry reform in a New York Times op-ed
(Reuters Health) - - The "list price" for healthcare treatments can vary wildly and may not reflect what will appear on a patient's bill, a new study finds. After reviewing listed prices for a particular
To the editor: L.A. Times reader Patricia McVerry is a visionary for suggesting to columnist Steve Lopez that city leaders consider repurposing St. Vincent Medical Center as housing for homeless people
Oscar Health CEO Mario Schlosser is keeping an eye out for a fundamental change in how Americans get healthcare. For many Americans, their employers are the ones picking up the tab for their healthcare.
Until science beats death, disease and disability, the health care industry would seem a wonderful investment. Yet in 2019, it fell a bit behind the broader stock market. Mutual funds and exchange-traded