Health Giant Sutter Destroys Evidence In Crucial Antitrust Case Over High Prices

"'Fingers crossed' that I haven’t authorized something the FTC will hunt me down for,” a staffer wrote after destroying the documents. Sutter, a huge Northern California Health system with 24 hospitals, said it destroyed them by mistake.

Wrecked And Retching: Obscure Vomiting Illness Linked To Long-Term Pot Use

Emergency room doctors are seeing a growing number of marijuana users with a mysterious condition that causes extreme vomiting and abdominal pain.

Despite ACA Cost Protections, Most Adolescents Skip Regular Checkups

Only 48 percent of kids ages 10 to 17 have well-child visits, even though the federal health law requires insurers to pick up the entire tab, a study finds.

About A Third Of Americans Unaware Of Obamacare Open Enrollment

Nonetheless, federal officials report sign-ups are robust so far this year.

Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ Tax Bill Or Health Bill?

Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Sarah Kliff of, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo discuss the inclusion of health policies into the current tax cut debate, including a possible repeal of the fines for people who fail to maintain health insurance.

California Fines Anthem $5 Million For Failing to Address Consumer Grievances

The Department of Managed Health Care cited one example in which consumers and advocates had to call the insurer 22 times to contest a decision. Still, the complaint still was not resolved until the department became involved.

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Medicare Seeks Comment On Ways To Cut Costs Of Part D Drugs

Medicare is examining how rebates and discounts could be shared in some way with Part D beneficiaries to reduce their out-of-pocket costs.

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