In 2016, newly trained male physicians in New York earned on average $26,367 more than their female colleagues, a new study found. That's a much larger pay gap than in 2010 when male doctors earned on average $11,931 more than female doctors in the state.
With more people surviving cancer, programs to help them stay healthy after treatment are growing, but are still concentrated at large, expensive academic centers.
At least 2.5 million Americans who currently purchase individual health insurance plans would qualify for tax credits if they bought coverage through the marketplace next year.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is proposing sweeping Medicaid changes that would make it harder for Kentuckians to keep their coverage. He threatens to cancel the Medicaid expansion if HHS doesn't approve his plan.
The state’s Republican governor, Doug Ducey, wants to transition Arizona from a traditional Medicaid expansion put in place by his predecessor to a more conservative one.
Michigan's alternative approach to Medicaid expansion is showing early signs of success, a new audit reveals.
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau confirmed just 9.1% of Americans had no health insurance in 2015, the lowest rate ever recorded and a figure that has been pinned to the ACA coverage expansion. Uninsured rates went down across nearly all races, age groups and income levels from 2014 to 2015.
New U.S. Census Bureau data on health insurance coverage and poverty will come out Tuesday morning. Policymakers and health experts are looking to see just how low the uninsured rate was in 2015.
Everyone agrees the Affordable Care Act exchanges need more people to sign up for coverage to make those marketplaces more stable. But many Americans haven't enrolled because they find the health insurance confusing.
Two new centers will study the impact of a person's surrounding environment—the family, local community, the healthcare system—on health, rather than homing in on individual factors.
Federal spending for major healthcare programs are estimated to increase by $55 billion, or 6%, in 2016 after a technical adjustment for payment timing shifts, according to a report from the Congressional Budget Office.
Drugmaker Merck & Co. is buying Afferent Pharmaceuticals, a privately held biotechnology company developing a chronic cough medication.