The latest news on health insurance
The uninsured and Medicaid recipients are more likely to forgo tests and get late cancer diagnoses.
Flexible spending, private plans, dedicated credit, and more can make dentistry cheaper.
A new report shows that even many fairly affluent people would rather go without.
Presidential candidates' healthcare proposals all differ, but their party affiliation matters most.
Students often face unexpected—and unnecessary—fees.
Consumers need to consider more than just premiums and deductibles.
Many people have no choice but to buy healthcare coverage on their own, despite its downsides.
President Bush's veto of the SCHIP children's healthcare bill yesterday—for the second time in recent weeks—has White House advisers delighted.
Insurance companies aren't the only ones who can negotiate lower prices for medical bills; patients can too. Only 31 percent of Americans have tried to negotiate the price of medical bills, a survey by Consumer Reports National Research Center found. But of those who tried, 93 percent have been successful at least once, and more than a third saved over $100. U.S. News's Emily Brandon writes today about five ways you can lower those hefty bills.
Insurers aren't the only ones who can haggle over costly treatments. Individuals can, too.