A lawsuit filed Thursday claims a nonprofit hospital in northwest Chicago failed to provide charity care to two low-income, uninsured patients, reopening a longstanding controversy in Illinois over whether hospitals are doing enough charitable work to qualify for lucrative tax exemptions.Swedish Cov
When it comes to last year's Affordable Care Act, there's not much people agree on. Except, says Kaiser Family Foundation President and CEO Drew Altman, this one thing: "It really does help the uninsured; 32 million uninsured people will get coverage."
When it comes to health care, it's generally the case that the care in wealthy countries is better than in impoverished ones.But a country's GDP only goes so far in predicting how things will go, as a survey of the some of best-off countries finds.Take a guess which rich country's health system prov
In Maryland, where I live, there's a 1 in 119 chance that I'll hit a deer with my car in the next year.Overall, there's a 1 in 183 chance of an American driver doing the same thing, according to claims data crunched by insurer State Farm.
A lot of you have probably heard about recent changes to the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, or COBRA. COBRA gives workers and their families who lose health benefits because of job loss the right to receive continued care.