- Illinois Urbana-Champaign adds sex change coverage Updated: Mar-06-14 5:41 pm
- House passes bill limiting Medicaid to 5 years Updated: Mar-06-14 4:27 pm
- Lawmakers give final approval to chemo parity bill Updated: Mar-06-14 12:50 pm
- Health database requirement cut from bill Updated: Mar-02-14 4:37 pm
- Review: Mass. health lobby spent $100M since 2007 Updated: Mar-02-14 11:43 am
- Hospitals coping better as drug shortages persist Updated: Feb-27-14 3:54 pm
- Review backs top Iowa insurer's $1.3B reserve fund Updated: Feb-26-14 4:50 pm
- Car insurance plan has premium cut, medical cap Updated: Feb-20-14 8:16 pm
- McComb hospital cuts 5 doctors Updated: Feb-17-14 12:41 pm
- School fund boosts don't always reach classrooms Updated: Feb-14-14 3:23 pm
- Few eligible patients can get weight loss surgery Updated: Feb-14-14 10:30 am
- New billing standards to help patients with debt Updated: Feb-13-14 3:15 pm
- Wis. court upholds costs for doctor's discipline Updated: Feb-13-14 10:31 am
- Gorge concerts costing local hospital thousands Updated: Feb-09-14 1:31 pm
- Dem gov hopeful Avellone cites business experience Updated: Feb-08-14 2:44 pm
URBANA, Illinois - University of Illinois trustees voted Thursday to add coverage for sex change operations and treatment to the health insurance plan used by many students at the flagship campus.
PHOENIX - A watered-down proposal by Republican Speaker Andy Tobin that would force Medicaid recipients to get a job and limit some to a maximum of five years of insurance was approved Thursday by the Arizona House of Representatives, despite Democratic objections that it would kick people in need off the health insurance program.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri cancer patients who rely on oral chemotherapy pills could see lower costs under legislation sent to the governor's desk Thursday.
SPOKANE, Washington - Lobbying behind closed doors, Washington's largest health insurance company persuaded Republicans in the state Senate to gut a widely supported bill that aimed to reveal health care price and quality information to consumers.
BOSTON - Last fall, the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans hosted its annual conference at Boston's Seaport Hotel, bringing together hundreds of industry officials and a handful of lawmakers, administration officials and legislative aides. Attorney General Martha Coakley addressed the crowd.
TRENTON, New Jersey - U.S. hospitals are coping better with ongoing shortages of hundreds of medications, but a new survey indicates that obtaining drugs from alternate sources is costing them a lot of money they can't spare.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The $1.3 billion held in cash reserves by Iowa's dominant health insurer is reasonable, a consultant concluded Wednesday, rejecting claims from Democrats that the amount is excessive and should be returned to customers.
LANSING, Michigan - House Republicans on Thursday pitched a revised overhaul of Michigan's auto insurance system that would cut premiums and curtail unlimited medical benefits for people catastrophically injured in crashes.
MCCOMB, Mississippi - Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center has ended employment contracts with five doctors.
SALT LAKE CITY - When lawmakers decided to boost per-pupil spending last year by 2 percent, many Utahns cheered, envisioning that cash raining on teachers and classrooms.
WASHINGTON - Like 78 million other Americans, MaryJane Harrison is obese.
The last thing anyone wants to deal with after a serious illness or injury is a mountain of debt and repeated calls from bill collectors. Yet that's the scenario in which many patients find themselves.
MADISON, Wisconsin - A Wisconsin appeals court says a doctor accused of inappropriately touching female patients must pay for discipline proceedings.
QUINCY, Washington - Gorge concertgoers seeking medical help have cost the Quincy Valley Medical Center more than $500,000 in 2013.
BOSTON - Positioning himself a political outsider, Joseph Avellone is counting on his business background and moderate stance on fiscal issues to propel him from relative obscurity and into contention with higher-profile candidates in the 2014 race for governor.