obama care

If Obamacare Is Being Repealed, Do The Uninsured Still Face Penalties?

In some recent emails, readers asked about what to expect as Republicans move to overhaul the health law. Should people bother paying the penalty for...
health insurance

Tax Day Is Zero Hour For Health Insurance, Too

Your federal income taxes are due April 18 and, likely for several million people, so is a fine for failing to get health insurance. Despite...
AHCA

AHCA Vote Delayed, Possibly Until Next Week

House Speaker Paul Ryan has said he will hold a vote Thursday on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Republican Party's Obamacare replacement...
Trump And GOP

For Better Or Worse, Trump And GOP Now Own Health Care

Ownership of the Affordable Care Act has officially been transferred from President Barack Obama and Democrats in Congress to President Donald Trump and congressional...
maternal mortality rate

Maternal Mortality Rate Rising In Gujarat: CAG

Lapses in post-natal and newborn care, only 24% 24x7 PHCs operationalised Disproving the Gujarat government’s claims of improving health indicators in the State, the Comptroller...
SC opens surrogacy window for singles

SC Opens Surrogacy Window For Singles

Draft Surrogacy (Regulation) bill 2016 allows only infertile, legally-wedded Indian couples to avail this option Producer-director Karan Johar, who became father to twins through surrogacy...
Health Reform

‘It’s Not Like Other States’: High-Cost Alaska Sits In The Eye Of Health Reform...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — When Andy Hawk needed hernia surgery last year, his biggest worry wasn’t the operation’s cost — it was whether he’d heal...

Health Canada proposes stronger rules regarding the importation of pesticides for personal use

Health Canada is concerned about the dangers of unregistered pesticides being brought into Canada. Unregistered pesticides brought in from other countries have not been...
mental illness

Insurance Cover For Mental Illness Could Raise Premium Costs

More than 150 million patients with mental illnesses could soon get help with coverage under health insurances, but at a cost — insurers are...
Henk Bekedam

Henk Bekedam: WHO Represenatative Talks About Mental Health

Henk Bekedam recalls his days playing football as a boy in a village in the Netherlands. Sport is not just about winning, but doing...