Can Insurers Be Guilty of Malpractice?

In July 2009, the family of Massachusetts teenager Yarushka Rivera went to their local Walgreens to pick up Topamax, an anti-seizure drug that had been keeping her epilepsy in check for years. Rivera had insurance coverage through MassHealth, the state's Medicaid insurance program for low-income children, and never ran into obstacles obtaining this life-saving medication.

Bipartisan senators unveil proposal to crack down on surprise medical bills

A bipartisan group of senators is unveiling a draft measure to crack down on surprise medical bills, which they say have plagued patients with massive unexpected charges for care.

What Does a Drug Cost? It Depends on Where You Live

A new analysis finds the price of certain drugs varies widely depending on what city they are sold in.

High Blood Pressure Can Really Up Your Medical Costs

WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If your blood pressure goes up, so do your medical bills, new research suggests.

Financial Side Effects From A Prescription For Toenail Fungus

Patient: Anne Soloviev, 76, of Washington, D.C.

The bill: $1,496.09 for Kerydin, a topical medication that treats toenail fungus. Originally produced by Anacor Pharmacueticals, the drug is now a product of Sandoz, a division of Novartis.

Bill Of The Month: A Tale Of 2 CT Scanners — One Richer, One Poorer

Story of how a cat scan cost 33 times more than the other...