Health & Human Services

After the Asylum: How America's Trying to Fix Its Broken Mental Health System

Patients with mental illness are being detained in emergency rooms, often for weeks at a time. Now some states are rethinking the entire psychiatric care system.

Anti-Obamacare South Warms to Medicaid Expansion

Most Southern states have refused for years to make more people eligible for government health care. But a few governors may change that.

To Many's Surprise, Obamacare Barely Budged ER Wait Times

Critics and supporters predicted that the federal health law would have a huge impact on the time it takes to see a doctor. Turns out they were both wrong.

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