Posted on · A lot of people are confused about when and if Republicans can "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act. Kaiser Health News' Julie Rovner clears things up in the first of a series.
Posted on · A sudden injury or illness that sends you to an emergency room can be traumatic enough. But the bills you might get afterward -- so-called "out-of-network" charges -- can be an added stress.
Posted on · Even many people eligible for a health savings account who have extra cash to contribute to one don't do it. Therapists say that's partly because nobody wants to admit they will get old or sick.
Posted on · Advocacy groups are teaming up to champion Democratic bills designed to promote access to abortion and reproductive health care in Texas — but most appear to have little chance of passing.
Posted on · With talk of Republicans in Congress repealing the health care law in the coming months, this could be the last time the health insurance marketplace, created under the Affordable Care Act, can offer Texans insurance.
Posted on · While many Texans get health care through employers, over the past few years, the number of people in Texas who’ve signed up through the Affordable Care Act has grown. Changes in the White House and Congress will affect both groups of Texans.
Posted on · Federal lawmakers have set their sights on repealing the Affordable Care Act as quickly as possible. According to a new study, if they succeed, Texas could lose thousands of jobs in the coming years, but it could be more than just health care jobs.
Posted on · The hospital system suffered operating losses of more than $110 million in its last quarter.
Posted on · A Baylor nutritionist offers suggestions in adopting simple, behavioral changes for a healthier lifestyle instead of creating resolutions that are unrealistic and too ambitious.
Posted on · Actress Debbie Reynolds died just one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher's sudden death — which has led some to speculate that grief might have been a contributing factor.
Posted on · One big part of the puzzle: Why have there been so many microcephaly cases in the northeastern tip of Brazil?
Posted on · There could be Zika cases in Texas we missed this year, according to experts in the state.
Posted on · Texas officials are trying again to take state funding away from Planned Parenthood in Texas. This time, they are kicking the chain of women’s health clinics out of the state’s Medicaid program, which could affect roughly 11,000 Medicaid recipients across the state.
Posted on · Doctor-patient interactions are typically routine, with doctors understanding little of their patients’ lives beyond the exam room. But medical schools are ushering in a culture shift in medicine – one that’s focused on more than just a patient’s symptoms.
Posted on · After more than a year of delays, Texas is officially kicking Planned Parenthood out of the state’s Medicaid program.