The latest news on Medicare
Majorities approve of such initiatives as Medicare-negotiated drug pricing or a 'national health insurance exchange'
Initiatives to lower costs, improve service seldom work, study finds
Insured or not, patients forgo medical needs twice as often as others, study finds
Lack of coverage can spur cutbacks in necessary prescriptions, study finds
Study says initiatives should target both coverage and access to health care
If all centers performed as well, nearly 153,000 lives might be saved annually, report finds
Lung Association report says feds and most states neglect preventing tobacco-caused illness.
But consumers are still paying more for out-of-pocket expenses, reports say
Study finds enrollees without parity insurance less likely to get timely outpatient care
Study points to 16 states where Medicaid doesn't fund procedure