Human ResourcesWatch: Going Beyond the Script of 'Dopesick' and America's Real-Life Opioid Crisis
The Hulu series dovetails with the broader reality KFF's journalists and analysts have been documenting in their work for the...
Covid-19COVID Testing, Turnaround Times Are Still Uneven This Far Into Pandemic
A fragmented testing system, complicated logistics, technician burnout and squirrelly spikes in demand are contributing to this bumpy ride.
StrategyReluctant Localities Are Being Dragged Into Court to Fix Sidewalks for People With Disabilities
In Baltimore and many other communities across the U.S., there has been widespread noncompliance with parts of the ADA.
Covid-19Firefighters on Front Lines, No Strangers to Risk, Push Back Against COVID Vaccine Mandates
Firefighter leadership and the rank and file are divided over vaccine mandates.
Human ResourcesLow Wages and Pandemic Gut Staffing Support for Those With Disabilities
Even before the pandemic, the nation had a shortage of direct support professionals working in private homes, group facilities, day...
PayerLeader of California's Muscular Obamacare Exchange to Step Down
As executive director of Covered California, Peter Lee has worked closely with the administrations of Democratic presidents Barack Obama and...
Covid-19Voters in Tight Recall Race Sound Off on California Gov. Newsom's COVID Leadership
Newsom has said his policies are driven by science, but they have helped land him in an unexpectedly competitive recall...
Covid-19States Pull Back on COVID Data Even Amid Delta Surge
Florida, Georgia and the rest of the South, are battling high infection rates.
TechnologyApple, Bose and Others Pump Up the Volume on Hearing Aid Options, Filling Void Left by FDA
With an increasing number of hearing aids being sold directly to consumers, advocates are eager for the FDA rules to...
StrategyCedars-Sinai, Huntington Hospital, Finalize Affiliation
The affiliation was first announced in March 2020, but raised anticompetitive concerns by the California Attorney General's Office.
PayerUnited Behavioral Health, United Healthcare to pay $15.6M for Illegal Denial of Mental Health, Substance Abuse Claims
The settlement stems from violations of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008.
Clinical CareFacing Recall, Newsom Draws Support from Health Care Allies
Californians will decide Sept. 14 whether to recall Newsom on a ballot that also asks them to pick his replacement...