Health Care
  • Health-Care Spending Plummets

    By Michael Rainey

    The coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc on the American health care system, pushing hospitals and providers to their limits amid the worst medical crisis in a century. And it’s having a powerful...

  • Millions Would Avoid Care for Covid-19 Due to Costs

    By Michael Rainey

    A recent Gallup poll finds that 14% of Americans would avoid seeking care for themselves or a family member if they had coronavirus-like symptoms (fever and dry cough), due to worries about cost...

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    Is the Recession Already Over?

    The coronavirus pandemic is still raging — and the Trump administration is projecting that it is about to get worse, with the number of new cases surging to about 200,000 a day and deaths rising from...

  • U.S. President Donald Trump participates in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) live town on hall on America returning to work held at Lincoln Memorial in Washington

    Trump Pushes Payroll Tax Cut Panned by Economists

    As the Senate returns to the Capitol this week, the obstacles to the next round of emergency coronavirus relief legislation seem to be mounting. Trump insists on a payroll tax cut: President Trump...

  • May 1, 2020; Austin, TX, USA; Bri Braden reads a sign on Nike doors at Round Rock Premium Outlets saying that the store is

    Reopening Too Early Could Cost Many Thousands of Lives: Analysis

    By Michael Rainey

    The number of coronavirus-related deaths and the severity of the blow to the economy could vary widely depending on how the U.S. reopens in the coming weeks, according to a new analysis by...