Shefali S. Kulkarni is a web reporter for Kaiser Health News. Prior to joining KHN, Shefali wrote for The Daily Beast, The Village Voice and Willamette Week. She is a graduate of Columbia University's Journalism School where she concentrated in Digital Media. Shefali is a long-time member of the South Asian Journalists Association. | Contact: SKulkarni@kff.org
Dr. Vivek Murthy, the co-founder of Doctors for America, talked about his organization's recent bus tour and what concerns physicians about the way the nation's health system operates.
Treatment can involve medical care, mental health treatments and nutritional therapy, but insurers say there is little research to show what is the best course of action.
Arkansas hopes a unique collaboration with the state's big insurers can help them and the state.
Covering more than 11.4 million people, high-deductible health care plans are no longer a novelty—they are becoming mainstream. Here's a brief guide to this popular type of health insurance.
KHN's Shefali S. Kulkarni interviews Dr. Anne Beal, COO of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
Health Savings Accounts are increasingly among the options that consumers can consider when making their health insurance choices. Here are some of the advantages and disadvantages they offer.
Seven experts explore what it would take to muster the political will to revamp the popular health care program.
Alan D. Aviles, the longest serving president of the nation’s largest municipal health system, discusses his efforts to stabilize HHC’s finances in the face of dramatic budgetary challenges -- including the health law’s reduction in special funding for safety net hospitals and state efforts to reduce Medicaid costs.
Budget shortfalls are forcing many states to tighten their AIDS drug assistance programs and bump low-income patients to waiting lists.
In the continuing Democratic assault on the House GOP’s 2012 budget bill, a group of senators today warned of dire consequences on the plan to transform Medicaid into a block grant program.