Some “must-pass” health legislation next year could give the new administration a vehicle for proposals that might not be able to clear political or procedural hurdles on their own.
Majorities of Democrats, Republicans and independents support making sure high-cost drugs for chronic conditions are affordable.
Although many consumers are feeling the heat from increased health care spending, the overall bill may not be larger.
Since President Barack Obama has used executive authority many times to help stabilize the law, Trump could likely reverse those decisions and undermine the law.
Drug prices rise for a variety of reasons but opportunities for the government to control them is limited.
Sexually active teenagers are more likely to use birth control and are choosing forms that are more effective, a study finds. Births to teens dropped by 36 percent from 2007 to 2013.
Presidential candidates from both parties have proposals they say would help lower the cost of prescription drugs. But most experts say that efforts to regulate prices might not end up saving much money.
The U.S. faces a variety of serious concerns beyond just the future of the federal health law.
Republicans have long touted a proposal to allow insurers to sell across state lines as a way to help keep coverage costs down. But there are some significant obstacles to making such a system work, as this video points out.
There is more than one reason prices are rising, and no single solution.