By Michelle Andrews When Katherine Frega was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma eight years ago at age 17, she was so sick that all..
By Martha Bebinger, WBUR States serve as “laboratories of democracy,” as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis famously said. And states..
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has had his lawsuit against a group of his own citizens dismissed. U.S. District Judge Gregory..
By Steven Findlay When Tracy Deis decided in 2016 to transition from a full-time job to part-time contract work, the loss..
By Phil Galewitz The Trump administration’s decision Tuesday to slash funding to nonprofit groups that help Americans buy individual health insurance..
Governor Bevin has abruptly cut vision and dental benefits from Kentucky’s expanded Medicaid program in the wake of a federal..
A federal judge has blocked Kentucky’s first-in-the-nation work requirements for Medicaid beneficiaries. The Trump administration had approved Kentucky’s waiver which..
By Phil Galewitz The Trump administration Monday released a Medicaid “scorecard” intended to show how the nation’s largest health program is performing. But the..
By Shefali Luthra This week, Vermont passed a first-in-the-nation law that would facilitate the state’s importation of prescription drugs wholesale from Canada. It..
By Chad Terhune Cooking dinner one night in March, Mark Frizzell sliced his pinkie finger while peeling a butternut squash and..
By Rachel Bluth When Garnett and Dave Mellen sent their 19-year-old daughter, Gita, off to college an hour away at Virginia..