Healthcare Access

White House Unveils Plan to Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs

White House Unveils Plan to Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs

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FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb MD, said, "The FDA shares the goal of ensuring that American patients have access to quality and affordable care that meets their needs."

DOJ Rescinds Protections Afforded by Americans With Disabilities Act

DOJ Rescinds Protections Afforded by Americans With Disabilities Act

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The Department of Justice, under the guidance of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, has withdrawn a number of protections afforded to people with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Most Physicians' Offices Don't Offer Flexibility for Uninsured

Most Physicians' Offices Don't Offer Flexibility for Uninsured

Most uninsured patients can make a primary care appointment, but only if can pay full cash amount.

Home-Based Primary Care Ups Access in Rural Areas

Home-Based Primary Care Ups Access in Rural Areas

Program increased health care access for veterans inside and outside of the Indian Health Service.

Role of Healthcare Professionals in Reducing Healthcare Inequalities

Role of Healthcare Professionals in Reducing Healthcare Inequalities

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Denial of healthcare — one example of structural violence — may ultimately lead to increased morbidity and mortality rates, regardless of the disease state.

Physician Shares Insights on the Necessity of a Databank of Biased Providers

Physician Shares Insights on the Necessity of a Databank of Biased Providers

One physician shares his insights on the need for a databank that would include names of medical providers who have publicly expressed opinions indicating biases about certain populations.

Senator Bernie Sanders' Health Policy Advisors on Causes and Solutions to Healthcare Inequality in America

Senator Bernie Sanders' Health Policy Advisors on Causes and Solutions to Healthcare Inequality in America

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Healthcare disparities have increased along with widening economic inequality between wealthy and low-income Americans.

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