Robert Pear

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A children's health insurance program popular with both Republicans and Democrats is in limbo because of partisan rancor that has stymied legislative action in Washington...
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The National Academy of Sciences called on the federal government to make drastic policy changes to bring down the cost of prescription medicines.
In Virginia, premiums on policies sold under the Affordable Care Act are pushing health coverage out of reach, and customers see political forces at work.
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In the first four days of open enrollment, the Trump administration said, 601,462 people selected health plans in the federal marketplace, HealthCare.gov.
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Members of Congress are eager to renew the Children's Health Insurance Program, which has bipartisan support, but they disagree over how to pay for it.
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The Affordable Care Act's fifth open enrollment season starts Wednesday, but after months of attacks in Washington, many consumers are confused about the law.
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