For many in the public, the disastrous rollout of Healthcare.gov has come to define the law itself. But health policy expert Dr. Don Berwick argues— as other defenders of the law have — the law’s features extend well beyond the health insurance marketplaces.
Tens of thousands of people who were previously eligible for Medicaid but had not signed up are now signing up through the exchanges even in states that have refused to participate in the health reform law’s Medicaid expansion program.
How much does their early failure of the Healthcare.gov website jeopardize President Barack Obama’s marquee law? Are functioning insurance portals essential to other goals of the law? Kaiser Health News asked analysts for a damage report.
Worldwide, pneumonia is the deadliest condition for children under 5, killing more than any other disease
Many Americans may be surprised next year at the high deductibles and co-payment requirements included in health insurance plans offered on the new health insurance exchanges.
Healthcare reform will still leave 30 million Americans without health insurance. Many, however, may be able to get cancer screenings, check ups and family planning help through range of existing preventive programs.
About 8,000 Washington residents will soon receive letters informing them that the price they are expecting to pay for health insurance purchased on the new online exchange marketplace is incorrect.
Open enrollment season begins today for the approximately eight million federal workers and their dependents who receive health care coverage through the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program or FEHB. The 2010 health law calls for some changes in that coverage.
Symptoms that change in type and severity make treatments more complicated and affect patients’ ability to cope with the illness. Treatment can improve the quality of life for people with CFS. Medicines can be used to treat pain, sleep disorders, and other problems.
Preparing your own dishes ensures a properly portioned, balanced meal with fewer calories, sodium and saturated fat than packaged or fast-food options.
Washington State Department of Health takes disciplinary actions against health care providers, including suspensions and revocations of licenses, certifications, or registrations of providers in the state — November 8th update
All are welcome to ask questions and learn about the new health plans at the events to be held in Kent this Saturday, November 9th, and at the University of Washington next Tuesday, November 12th.
Patients don’t always know when their doctor has made a medical error. But other doctors do.
Under the rules large group health plans and health insurers must treat mental health and substance abuse problems just as they do physical health problems.
Typically developing children begin to focus on human faces within the first few hours of life, and they learn to pick up social cues by paying special attention to other people’s eyes.
Children with autism, however, do not exhibit this sort of interest in eye-looking. In fact, a lack of eye contact is one of the diagnostic features of the disorder.