The federal program paid $16 million in the first six months of 2016 to counsel 223,000 patients about treatment preferences in their last days.
As conservative physicians rise to more powerful positions in government, some question whether they speak for the nation’s doctors.
Citing a Kaiser Health News investigation, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley vows to examine the orphan drug program and possible fixes.
With federal investigators bearing down on his committee, Rep. Tom Price, who is in line to be secretary of HHS, showed little restraint in investing in health companies.
Republicans, who don’t have the votes to repeal the ACA directly, are hoping to use this strict budget strategy that requires only a majority vote to strip the health law of provisions they oppose.
Concerns over U.S. Rep. Tom Price’s answers about stock trades led Senate Democrats to boycott a committee vote that would have moved his nomination to the Senate floor.
Alzheimer’s researchers hold onto hope after another promising trial ends in disappointment.
At their party retreat, the officials are coalescing around a strategy that would have not a single replacement for the Affordable Care Act but instead include changes through a budget bill, administrative action and later a series of individual bills addressing smaller aspects of the health system.
Republican plans to transform Medicaid could help set debate on the role of government and entitlements. Here’s an explanation of how it could work.
Trump administration has tools to break the health law. Will it use them?