Monthly Archives: June 2014

How Connecticut’s Change In Autism Coverage Could Make Waves

Many families with children who have autism count on their insurance to help pay for expensive, long-term treatment. But a… Continue reading »

Former Foster Care Youth Get Help Paying For Health Care

iStockphoto When Joseph Hill turned 21, he went from being homeless to being homeless and uninsured. Hill grew up in… Continue reading »

How Does The Federal Health Law Affect Insurance Price Hikes?

i i hide captionWhat will insurance buyers find when they look to get or renew coverage? Zack Blanton/iStockphoto What will… Continue reading »

Power To The Health Data Geeks

i i hide captionDave Vockell, CEO of the software company Lyfechannel, takes first place — and wins $20,000 — in… Continue reading »

6 Questions About Contraception Coverage And The Supreme Court

i i hide captionCustomers enter a Hobby Lobby store on March 25, in Antioch, Calif. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Customers enter… Continue reading »

Health Care Can Be Key To A Better Life For Former Inmates

i i hide captionJuanita Alvarado (right), a community health worker at the Transitions Clinic in San Francisco, helps a patient…. Continue reading »

More Young Adults Get Inpatient Psychiatric Care After Health Law

i i hide captionMental health admissions of young people rose 9 percent after implementation of a key portion of the… Continue reading »

Giving School Nurses Access To Medical Records Improves Care

i i hide captionSchool nurses are more likely to be treating students’ asthma, ADHD or epilepsy than cleaning up boo-boos… Continue reading »

Massachusetts Inches Toward Health Insurance For All

hide captionFrom December 2013 to March 2014, the public and private health insurance groups in Massachusetts reported an overall increase… Continue reading »

Gripes About Health Costs Punctuate A Cross-Country Trip

i i hide captionDudley Pratt (left) talks to reporter Jenny Gold at a gas station in Fenner, Calif. He’s frustrated… Continue reading »