Health Care

Politics & Society Dispatches
During an exchange with a nun at a town hall, the Republican leader of the House argued that government is ineffective in fighting poverty.
Arts & Culture Books
Karen Sue SmithAugust 17, 2017
Health care is market-driven, yet the health care market is unlike other markets.
Politics & Society Dispatches
The order follows repeated requests for the group to drop its new policy of permitting doctors to perform the euthanasia of "nonterminal" mentally ill patients on its premises.
Under the D.S.R.I.P. model, physicians keep a close eye on their patients’ progress to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations. (iStock/sturti)
Politics & Society Short Take
Mario J. ParedesJuly 31, 2017
Several states are pioneering a system that rewards long-term wellness rather than a higher volume of health care services.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks with reporters ahead of a health care vote on July 27 on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate rejected legislation to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act, with McCain casting a decisive "no." (CNS photo/Aaron P. Bernstein, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeJuly 28, 2017
“We are relieved and delighted that the Affordable Care Act remains intact,” Sister Carol Keehan said. “We think that this is really an important moment now to hear the people on both sides of the aisle that have said we need to come together and work on making this better.”
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJuly 28, 2017
“We can’t just keep reviving people.”