December 12, 2019
A provision in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) drug pricing bill that would allow the HHS secretary to negotiate prescription drug prices would save the federal government about $456 billion from 2020-2029, but the bill would raise federal spending in other areas, according a Congressional Budget Office report released Tuesday.
December 11, 2019
A record number of U.S. adults say they have put off receiving medical care due to cost, yet many say they are satisfied with their overall costs for health care, according to Gallup's annual Health and Healthcare poll.
December 9, 2019
The latest edition of America's Health Rankings ranks how healthy each state is overall and in a number of subcategories. See how your state fared with our interactive map.
December 6, 2019
U.S. health spending growth increased at a faster rate in 2018 when compared with 2017, in part because the net cost of health insurance rose more quickly due to the return of the Affordable Care Act's health insurance tax, according to a CMS report released Thursday.
December 5, 2019
South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D), who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, on Tuesday released a plan intended to combat inequality in the U.S. health care system.
December 4, 2019
Vermont last week became the second state to submit to HHS a proposal to import prescription drugs from Canada, as President Trump in recent weeks has reiterated his intention to allow states to do so.
November 26, 2019
FDA in recent years has approved a record number of generic drugs to treat cancer, heart conditions, and other diseases, but many patients do not have access to the lower-cost treatments and are forced to rely on higher-cost, brand-name drugs.
November 22, 2019
Tennessee this week formally submitted to CMS a controversial Medicaid waiver proposal to convert the state's Medicaid financing structure from an open-ended federal funding system into a block-grant system—a proposal that is widely supported by conservatives but is likely to face legal challenges if approved.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
November 21, 2019
Colorado officials on Friday released their final proposal for a state public health insurance option, but the Colorado Hospital Association is raising concerns.
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