A research report published November 3 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) revealed that over a 13-year period, there was a significant increase in overall use of prescription drugs among U.S. adults, as well as a parallel increase in “polypharmacy” — defined as the use of five or more prescription drugs.
Just when ObamaCare defenders thought Healthcare.gov’s recovery was a sign of blue skies ahead for the president’s signature “achievement,” reality continues to rear its ugly head.
ObamaCare's individual-mandate penalty is set to increase to $695 per person in 2016, an event the Obama administration hopes will boost lagging exchange enrollment.
A Pennsylvania health system is posting all-inclusive prices for common procedures on its website, then having patients pay in advance.
With the aging of the population, Medicaid's long-term care program, which covers seniors as well as the disabled, is expected to grow astronomically, exacerbating future federal deficits.