Watchdog: Nursing home deaths up 32% in 2020 amid pandemic
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Jun. 22, 2021 12:02 AM EDT
Most Idaho nursing home workers unvaccinated for COVID-19
Jun. 21, 2021 04:58 PM EDT
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Less than half of nursing home workers in Idaho have been vaccinated against COVID-19, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...
Democrats see springboard for health care in high court win
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Jun. 19, 2021 08:38 AM EDT
Reminder: Masks still required in healthcare settings
Jun. 18, 2021 04:01 PM EDT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Wearing a mask is still required in a healthcare setting and is still one of the most effective tools in preventing the spread of COVID-19...
GOP needs new health care target; 'Obamacare' survives again
By Alan Fram Jun. 18, 2021 12:35 AM EDT
Bill would permanently expand telehealth services
Jun. 13, 2021 03:18 PM EDT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A new bill in Washington would permanently expand telehealth services under Medicare and allow patients in rural areas without access to...
To curb drug prices, Democrats still seeking a balance
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Jun. 12, 2021 08:11 AM EDT
The Latest: Pot-for-shots plan stumbles in Washington state
By The Associated Press Jun. 09, 2021 01:58 AM EDT
Feds take down Medicare scams that preyed on virus fears
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar May. 26, 2021 01:26 PM EDT
Colorado offers to pay hospitals to close free-standing ERs
By Phil Galewitz May. 24, 2021 12:12 PM EDT
Maine pols want more telehealth; COVID-19 decline continues
By Patrick Whittle May. 19, 2021 01:45 AM EDT
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's U.S. senators are joining a push to make the use of telehealth easier as the country moves beyond the coronavirus pandemic. ...
Medicare requires nursing homes to report COVID vaccinations
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar May. 11, 2021 11:15 AM EDT
After an 11% profit spike, CVS outlook for 2021 grows rosy
By Tom Murphy May. 04, 2021 07:02 AM EDT
Hassan, Shaheen, support expansion of telehealth services
May. 03, 2021 02:39 PM EDT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bill supported by U.S. Sens. Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire would expand coverage of telehealth services through...
AP-NORC poll: Government should help Americans age at home
By Emily Swanson And Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar May. 03, 2021 08:03 AM EDT
Phone scammers take advantage of Wyoming information breach
Apr. 30, 2021 04:01 PM EDT
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Telephone scammers are trying to take advantage of an accidental Wyoming Department of Health data release affecting over a quarter of...
Montana lawmakers approve governor's changes to vaccine bill
By Amy Beth Hanson Apr. 29, 2021 11:44 AM EDT
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers have approved amendments proposed by Gov. Greg Gianforte to a bill aimed at preventing discrimination based on a person...
AP FACT CHECK: Biden skews record on migrants; GOP on virus
By Elliot Spagat And Josh Boak Apr. 28, 2021 10:20 PM EDT
The Latest: In GOP response, Scott says US isn't racist
Apr. 28, 2021 05:23 PM EDT
Insurer Humana moves deeper into home care with $5.7B deal
By Tom Murphy Apr. 27, 2021 04:30 PM EDT