The new Patient’s Bill of Rights protects many basic rights of Americans when it comes to personal health care and dealing with insurance companies.
While America has the most expensive health care system in the world, Americans do not live longer or have better health than people in most other developed countries.
Three years after it split Massachusetts voters in the 2010 special U.S. Senate election, the debate over President Barack Obama’s health care law has lost little of its political punch.
As New Hampshire prepares for the new insurance markets required under the federal health care overhaul, a recent survey highlights how little residents agree on or even know about the looming changes.
The state is launching a new effort to reach out to Spanish and Portuguese speaking communities as it seeks to expand health care coverage across the state.
Gov. Deval Patrick is planning to file a bill to overhaul health care benefits for retired state and municipal employees, changes that could save up to $20 billion over the next 30 years.
Medical device makers in Massachusetts and elsewhere are warning of potential job losses and other consequences as the industry’s hopes of avoiding a 2.3 percent excise tax fade amid the stalled fiscal cliff negotiations.
The series includes brochures on protecting children from sexual abuse, preventing bullying, dating violence, and other issues.
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
The Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.