As states begin to require people to requalify for the free health insurance, many who are eligible are losing coverage because of administrative snafus.
Even the Trump-era surgeon general is concerned about the repercussions for women's health, as doctors say they are reluctant to practice in states that have banned abortion.
While a Supreme Court order continues to ensure the drug is still widely available, the issue returned Wednesday to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals as lawyers for both sides urged the court to act.
Some seniors got dozens of COVID tests they never ordered. Bad actors may have used seniors' Medicare information to improperly bill the federal government — and could do it again, investigators say.
Telehealth flourished during the pandemic thanks to relaxed rules that allowed prescribing without an in-person visit. Federal officials have decided to keep that in place for the time being.
Jaci and Dustin Statton didn't think Oklahoma's abortion bans would affect them. They were open to having more kids. They didn't imagine Jaci would face a life-threatening pregnancy, though.
As U.S. life expectancy falls, experts say incarceration has serious health impacts. The U.S. has one of the highest rates of people in prison or jail in the developed world.
Billions of dollars are headed to state and local governments to address the opioid crisis. If the federal government fails to oversee how the money is spent, advocates worry it will be wasted.
NPR would like to hear from you. With the future of some abortion pills in jeopardy, tell us about your experience using medication to end a pregnancy or treat a miscarriage.
The end-of-life benefit costs billions a year. A new approach aims to eliminate waste and weed out bad actors, while making the care more inviting to those who most need it.
Paying taxes can be agonizing. So can shopping for health insurance. But a handful of states have made enrolling in subsidized or free coverage a little easier for people when they file their taxes
Since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, medical providers are encountering more legal and political battles — and escalating threats from the anti-abortion movement.
Some consumers who bought health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act have had a tough start to the year: Many say it's hard to find an in-network doctor or hospital.
Democratic leaders in California and Oregon are becoming more open to using involuntary psychiatric commitment to combat homelessness, drug abuse and untreated mental illness.
Part of a national trend, medical residents at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia push to form a union to demand better working conditions and higher wages. Child care is an important issue for many.