Health Care Costs News
The Latest: Pennsylvania Chancellor Applauds Faculty Pact
The chancellor who oversees Pennsylvania's 14 state universities says a tentative contract agreement reached Friday with the faculty union is an opportunity for "a fresh start."
Pennsylvania Professors Agree to Contract, End Strike
The union representing striking professors at 14 Pennsylvania state universities says it has reached a tentative contract agreement and is ending its walkout, now in a third day
Presidential Election: Kids' Edition
Six fourth-graders weigh in on the upcoming election, sharing their opinions on the candidates' behavior and revealing the qualities they think a president should have.
Lawmakers Demand Answers on Leukemia Drug Price Hikes
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and the top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee are demanding information from a drug company that has raised prices on a leukemia drug
Where Zika Struck Hardest, Brazil Moms Say More Help Needed
Brazilian moms with babies disabled by Zika say government help is falling short as health problems mount
Democrat Dayton: Health Law 'No Longer Affordable' for Many
Once a strong supporter of the federal health care overhaul, Minnesota's Democratic governor says the law "is no longer affordable" for many people
Hospital Industry Says It, Too, Is Slammed by Drug Costs
Consumer groups and insurers have long complained about the increasing cost of drugs
Clinton Proposes Tax Relief for Families With Young Kids
Hillary Clinton is pledging more tax relief for families with young kids, with a plan to double the Child Tax Credit and to increase the amount that low-income families could get back in refunds
AP FACT CHECK: Trump Overstates Cost of Obama's Health Plan
AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates the scale of federal spending on President Barack Obama's health care program
White House Defends 'Obamacare' After Bill Clinton Calls It 'Craziest Thing'
The White House is defending President Barack Obama's signature health care initiative after former President Bill Clinton recently described the rise in premiums and cuts in coverage that some face as the "craziest thing in the world."