The Society of Family Planning found in the nine months after the Dobbs decision, the rate of medication abortion jumped, but overall, providers reported more than 25,000 fewer abortions nationwide. (Getty Images)

After Dobbs, abortion access is harder, comes later and with a higher risk

BY: - June 22, 2023

Abortions in the second and third trimester of pregnancy appear to be on the rise.

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass.(left), U.S. Sen. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.(center), and U.S. Rep. Kathy Manning, D-N.C., speak at a press conference on contraception access outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, June 14, 2023. (Photo by Jennifer Shutt for the Pennsylvania Capital-Star).

Congressional Dems renew push to protect access to birth control

BY: - June 14, 2023

'Millions of people use contraception and they have for decades, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said Wednesday.

Lung cancer concept. doctor explaining results of lung check up from x-ray scan chest on digital tablet screen to patient.

Pa. has eliminated its Medicaid provider application backlog, removing barriers to care | Opinion

BY: - June 9, 2023

The move allows providers to do what they do best: Care for people.

Pa. Rep. Summer Lee introduces hazard pay bill for healthcare workers

BY: - May 25, 2023

'Every time disaster strikes, our health care workers show up for us. It’s time we show up for them,' the W.Pa. Democrat said.

Lung cancer concept. doctor explaining results of lung check up from x-ray scan chest on digital tablet screen to patient.

With this tech fix, we can improve the healthcare experience for all | Opinion

BY: - May 2, 2023

Chasing after unavailable yet necessary health information wastes precious time and resources, burns out providers, and frustrates patients.


Medicaid Cutoffs: An American horror story | Opinion

BY: - May 1, 2023

Some 15M Americans are being thrown off Medicaid. No elected official should stand for this.


What to do about cuts to state Medicaid rolls? | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - April 29, 2023

Millions of kids could lose health coverage as states purge Medicaid rolls as enhanced pandemic benefits end.

How to make a state abortion ban go national

BY: - April 14, 2023

For Idaho activists step one was getting their AG on board.


Patients are the real victims of insurance network cuts | Opinion

BY: - April 14, 2023

What good are life changing treatments if patients are denied access to them?

April Adcox was uninsured when she was diagnosed with skin cancer in 2020. She delayed treatment for 18 months because she was panicked about the complex surgery and the prospect of a hefty bill. In the meantime, she wore hats and bangs to camouflage the affected area as it expanded on her forehead. (ANDREW J. WHITAKER FOR KHN)

For uninsured people with cancer, securing care can be like spinning a roulette wheel

BY: - April 13, 2023

In the face of potentially daunting bills, uninsured adults sometimes delay care, which can result in worse survival outcomes.

U.S. Department of Justice asks appeals court to pause abortion pill ruling

BY: and - April 10, 2023

The request argued the Texas judge’s ruling was 'especially unwarranted given the balance of harms.'