A federal judge has approved the withdrawal of a proposed settlement of health insurance ratepayers and insurer Highmark Inc.
An expansion of Medicaid eligibility under a 2010 landmark federal health care law would boost the state’s finances by hundreds of millions of dollars a year, the Pennsylvania Legislature’s nonpartisan fiscal analysts said Tuesday.
There was another step forward in the plan by Highmark to take over the struggling West Penn Allegheny Health System.
In the early morning hours, sheriff deputies deliver an inmate to a methadone clinic in Homewood — a trip they make about 20 times a month — at taxpayer expense.
They’re behind bars, but prisoners at the Allegheny County Jail are getting some of the best medical treatment in the world, and you’re picking up the tab — about $12 million a year.
Healthcare costs are expected to rise this year on everything from prescription drugs to co-pays. However, there are ways you can save and even get care for free.
Ruby Memorial Hospital and WVU Children’s Hospital have new rules for visitors to help curtail the spread of the flu.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
On his fourth day in Pittsburgh, Highmark’s new CEO – Dr. Bill Winkenwerder – toured the Caring Place, a facility for children who have lost a parent, after sitting down with KDKA Money Editor Jon Delano in his first TV interview as CEO.
KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore talks with Dr. Quentin Young about health care reform.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks with local doctor and Pennsylvania Director for Doctors for America Chris Hughes about health care reform.
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks with Carla Howell, executive director of the National Libertarian Party, about health care reform.
With a legal victory in hand, President Obama hopes debate over Obamacare will end.
President Obama applauded the U.S. Supreme Court for upholding the heart of the health care overhaul bill. The President said the decision means that people with preexisting medical conditions will not be discriminated against and people will be able to afford quality health care. So what does the ruling mean to you?
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks with Dr. Richard Amerling, associate professor of clinical medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.