Health Care

Undoing Obamacare would do more than just hurt Americans’ health | Opinion

The status quo in health care has shifted dramatically, and Americans, even if they despise Obamacare in the abstract, do not want to go back to 2009.

‘People’s lives are on the line,’ Pa’s top insurance official says after federal court...

Even though its final destination is likely the U.S. Supreme Court, a federal appeals court's ruling Wednesday striking down the Obamacare insurance mandate will destabilize markets and perhaps lead some people to drop their...

Thomas Jefferson University to acquire Fox Chase Cancer Center

The combined cancer centers will have one of the largest Bone Marrow Transplant programs on the East Coast.

Advocates, patients ask Legislature to ‘fix’ Pa.’s medical marijuana program

During a Capitol rally Wednesday, the Lehigh Valley chapter of Norml, a national organization for the reform of marijuana laws, also called on lawmakers to take marijuana off the state’s list of banned substances, a move that it said would ease anxieties for medical cannabis users.

Under pressure from lawmakers, Pa. puts off privatizing free doctor rides for Medicaid recipients

The reversal was laid out in a Dec. 13 letter to lawmakers from Department of Aging Secretary Robert Torres, Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller, and acting Department of Transportation Secretary Yassmin Gramian.

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick breaks with GOP, votes with Dems to approve landmark prescription drug pricing...

The bill passed Thursday comes amid a flurry of legislative action on Capitol Hill. It is unlikely to win approval in the GOP-led U.S. Senate.

Healthcare workers, union officials decry Philly’s changing healthcare industry landscape

So-called “Bad actors” were scooping up healthcare facilities throughout the Philadelphia region, threatening to trigger shocks to the industry similar to the sudden closure of Hahnemann Hospital.

Michigan U.S. Rep. Dingell carries on long family tradition with ‘Medicare for All’ fight

"We’ve been working this a while. But you educate now, and you never say ‘never,’ the Michigan Democrat said of her years-long fight.

Turning gray and going into the red: The true cost of growing old in...

More than 10 million older Americans struggle to make ends meet, with many going without necessary health care and basic needs as living costs rise.

Pa.’s Shapiro urges U.S. Supreme Court to reject Louisiana abortion restrictions

The case, June Medical Services LLC v. Gee, is scheduled for oral argument on March 4.