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Rachel Levine, MD, currently leads Pennsylvania’s health department and its response to COVID-19.
He’ll oversee the FDA, Medicare and Medicaid at a time when soaring drug prices remain a contentious political topic.
13 million people are expected to lose health care if this tax bill ends the individual mandate to buy insurance.
That doesn’t mean Republicans will abandon their efforts after the September 30 deadline.
The Graham-Cassidy bill would end protections for folks with preexisting conditions and cause other disruptions. Here’s how you can stop it.
Activists cheer #WeKilledTheBill but stress that the fight is not over as Trump vows to “let Obamacare implode.”
As Senate GOPs race to repeal the Affordable Care Act, health and harm reduction advocates worry about people suffering from addiction.
32 million Americans would lose coverage. Individual premiums would double.
Deep cuts to Medicaid remain, and health insurers could deny coverage to people with preexisting conditions.
AIDS activists were among the 100 protesters, but no senators were present during the demonstrations.
As lawmakers postpone their vote, advocates and health groups respond to the bill that guts Medicaid. Here’s what they’re saying.
Lawmakers allege the drug company pursued a profitable business model for Sovaldi with little regard for the lives affected by the virus.
The U.S. Senate held another special meeting to look into the high costs of hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment and to discuss the government’s...
About 225,000 to 330,000 Americans are currently coinfected with both HIV and hepatitis C.
Public documents from 2011 show that Pharmasset, the original developer of Sovaldi, initially estimated a price of $36,000 for the treatment.
Sovaldi, which currently works far better and faster than older hep C treatments, has been widely criticized internationally for its $1,000 pe...
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