As baby boomers age, demand for home health care increases. Studies identify trends in availability and reasons for the industry's rapid churn.
Researchers and physicians point to a growing body of peer-reviewed academic scholarship in support of gender-affirming medical treatment for transgender youth.
Patients seeking mental health care deal with hurdles such as incorrect phone numbers, month-long delays in scheduling appointments and psychiatrists who refuse to accept insurance.
Two studies demonstrate a link between Medicaid expansion and positive health outcomes, adding evidence to inform an ongoing policy debate.
Paying for medical, housing or food bills is a challenge for 40% of rural American adults, according to the results of a new nationally representative survey.
Research shows that when people of different races and ethnicities had equal access to health care, disparities in death rates decreased.
Journalists reveal failures of Texas' managed care system through public records requests, statewide door-knocking efforts and data analysis.
Journalist’s Resource spoke to POLITICO's health care editor, Joanne Kenen, to clarify common areas of confusion in health care reporting.
Hospital mergers may result in increased health care costs, even when a merger doesn’t reduce competition in a market, according to new research by UCLA economist Matt Schmitt.
Over one-third of a sample of American soldiers who attempted suicide did not have a prior mental health diagnosis, a new study finds.