WASHINGTON - Less than five months before the Affordable Care Act fully kicks in, hospitals are improving care and saving millions of dollars with one of the least touted but potentially most effective provisions of the law.
WASHINGTON - Preferred-pharmacy plans that promise lower prices for people who agree to buy their prescription drugs from certain stores may be costing the Medicare program more money to support, pharmacists say.
WASHINGTON - Nonprofit religious groups won't have to pay for their employees' birth control under the 2010 health-care law, the Obama administration said Friday, attempting to quash a conflict that has triggered dozens of protests and lawsuits.
When the Supreme Court upheld President Obama's health-care law Thursday, many interested parties had cause to celebrate. Among them were family doctors, who stand to gain both influence and money from the decision.