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.

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.

Obesity Rates Stop Increasing But Still Worrisome

More than 20 percent of people in every state are obese, with the rate exceeding 35 percent in three states.

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