Medicaid was created in 1965 as a program for the poor. Today, it helps 74 million people — more than 1 of every 5 people in the U.S. You or someone you know likely benefits. Sources: George Washington University study/Women’s Health Issues journal, The Kaiser Family Foundation Big School...

Hospice is a program of care and support for people who are terminally ill. The focus of hospice care is on ensuring patient comfort, and not on curing an illness. In hospice, a specially trained team of professionals and caregivers provide care for the “whole...

By Pauline Bartolone and Carmen Heredia Rodriguez of California Healthline California and several other states will exempt themselves this year from a new Trump administration rule that cuts in half the amount of time consumers have to buy individual health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. In California, lawmakers...