Americans go to Mexico to buy insulin at a fraction of U.S. cost

For one patient, a three-month supply of insulin is $3,700 in the U.S. versus $600 in Mexico. But is it legal?

Winners and losers under Trump plan to slash drug rebate deals

The administration’s plan for drug rebates would end the pharmaceutical business as usual, shift billions in revenue and cause far-reaching, unforeseen change, say health policy authorities.

Drug-pricing policies find new momentum as ‘a 2020 thing’

The next presidential primary contests are more than a year away. But presumed candidates are already trying to stake a claim to one of health care’s hot-button concerns: surging prescription drug prices.

Secretive ‘rebate trap’ keeps generic drugs for diabetes and other ills out of reach

Patients are often forced into using brand names because drug formularies favor them over cheaper competitors.

Where abortion fights will play out in 2019

With a stronger possibility of a 5-4 majority in favor of more restrictions on abortion, anti-abortion groups are eager to get test cases to the high court.

Insured but still in debt: Jobs paying $100K a year no match for medical bills

Middle-class folks who have followed the rules and paid for employer-based medical insurance find that soaring health care costs — combined with high deductibles, high co-payments and surprise medical bills — leave them vulnerable.

Why the U.S. remains the world’s most expensive market for ‘biologic’ drugs

Biologic drugs, made from living organisms, are big moneymakers partly because they have little competition from “biosimilars.” It’s a very different story in Europe.

Health care is where the jobs are. But what kinds of jobs?

More Americans are now employed in health care than in any other industry. But what kinds of jobs are available? It’s hard to know for sure.

No cash, no heart. Transplant centers require proof of payment.

The case of a Michigan woman told to fundraise $10,000 for a heart transplant sparked viral outrage, but experts say “wallet biopsies” are common.

Under Trump, number of uninsured kids rose for first time this decade

After years of steady decline, the number of U.S. children without health insurance rose by 276,000 in 2017, according to a Georgetown University report released Thursday.