Aug 26, 2014 — Advocates for people with autism applauded the move, but some states are concerned about the costs of covering a wide range of therapy for children with autism.
Aug 10, 2014 — A Cape Cod treatment center says it is breaking addiction's hold — and saving money — by offering newly released patients daily, or even hourly, coaching by paid consultants.
Aug 5, 2014 — The biggest jump since 2013 has been in states that expanded Medicaid and created insurance exchanges. Arkansas has fared best — reducing its percentage of uninsured from 22 to 12.
Aug 5, 2014 — In Cleveland, a public hospital may be succeeding at the seemingly impossible: saving money while making patients healthier. It's doing so by giving patients personalized attention.
Aug 3, 2014 — Fears of a medical system that favors the wealthy grow as some doctors reject Affordable Care Act insurance. Insurers need to balance the need to offer consumers low rates and paying doctors enough.
Aug 1, 2014 — After a small North Carolina town lost its hospital, Belhaven's Republican mayor decided it was time to demand that North Carolina cover more people through the Medicaid program.
Jul 28, 2014 — Offering a homeless person an apartment with access to a doctor and social services may be cheaper than paying for emergency room visits and jail or shelter stays. But should Medicaid help with rent?
Jul 14, 2014 — Illinois leads the U.S. in group psychotherapy sessions for Medicare patients. Some top billers aren't mental health specialists. The state's Medicaid program has cracked down, but the feds haven't.
Jun 20, 2014 — Young adults who grew up in foster care are at higher risk for medical and mental health problems, but often don't have insurance. A little-known provision in the Affordable Care Act helps.
Jun 12, 2014 — The sheriff's department in San Francisco is now enrolling inmates in post-jail health coverage as soon as they enter the system. But even with insurance, former inmates can have trouble getting care.