Many patients like Bacon struggle to get insurance coverage for their mental health treatment, even though two federal laws were designed to bring parity between mental and physical health care coverage. Recent studies and a legal case suggest serious disparities remain

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In this AJOB editorial, Governor Laura Kelly of Kansas explains her support for expanding Medicaid to eliminate a “cruel coverage gap” for nearly 150,000 Kansans

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Lawmakers could help some stay open. The decline of rural hospitals has been a slow-moving train wreck. It’s now accelerating

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Regulators had accused Mutual of Omaha of denying policies to applicants, mostly gay men, who took medication to protect against the infection

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Reported cases of measles worldwide surged by nearly a third last year, partly because parents did not vaccinate their children, health organizations said Thursday

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Medical treatments targeting the DNA in tumor cells are celebrated, but insurers often won’t cover the skyrocketing cost

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has abruptly changed the focus of an annual fund-raising campaign amid a widening crisis that has already led to the resignation of its chief medical officer and a sweeping re-examination of its policies

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Why are they invisible in the media? Nurses have made vital contributions to health and health care for generations and are essential players today. Nurses outnumber doctors by almost 3 to 1. So why are nurses missing in action when it comes to health news stories?

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