Health & Human Services

Coding Countdown Causes Medical Mayhem

After a two-year delay, U.S. hospitals have to start using a new coding system in October -- a move that could hurt rural and smaller hospitals particularly hard.

Nevada Shines Light Onto America's Future

Rocked by heavy immigration and demographic change, Nevada must retool its government to cope with the new reality. It’s a sign of things to come in the rest of the country.

How a Housing Program Can Save Medicaid Money

Helping poor people move from high- to low-poverty neighborhoods can improve their health and cut the government's costs.

Do Mayors Still Care About Income Inequality?

It was a major issue in recent mayoral races. This year, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is one of the few candidates talking about it.

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