Category Archives: Health Care & Public Policy

Health Care Is A Challenge For Baltimore’s Growing Latino Community

Cecilia Ramirez is worried about her weight and troubling symptoms that hint of diabetes, but she won’t seek medical help because she can’t afford it.

“I don’t go to the doctor when I’m sick — it’s too expensive,” she said.… Read More

California Drug Price Measure Opposed By Pharmaceutical Industry

Drugmakers are waging a fierce campaign against a proposed California law that would require them to justify the costs of their treatments and disclose major price hikes.

The bill has widespread support of health care providers, insurers,

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Research Report News Podcast: Higher Obamacare Rates Expected in 2017

Health officials project that in 2017, health insurance rates through Obamacare will increase. Several factors are thought to contribute to this trend, including higher prescription drug prices, greater utilization of expensive services,… Read More