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"Breaking Point": Why America's Healthcare Finance Crisis Continues To Spiral Out Of Control

Allan Smith | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
Allan Smith

As hospitals and healthcare providers from major medical centers to the chiropractic office down the street struggle to collect on patient debts, a combination of complex issues conspire to keep healthcare costs high and the ability of patients to manage their medical expenses paradoxically low.

Pushing for More Progress in the District's Children's Mental Health System

Judith Sandalow | Posted 07.08.2013 | DC
Judith Sandalow

Last year Children's Law Center published a plan with practical recommendations to improve the children's mental health system in the District. Today, Children's Mental Health Awareness Day, we are releasing a report card that assesses progress in the areas outlined in our plan.

Medical Research Spending: Where Does the Money Go?

Tamara McClintock Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamara McClintock Greenberg

The Academy Heath Report in 2005 indicates that in 2003, the federal government spent $34.3 billion on health research. But where federal research dollars go is more political than many of us might think.

Obama To Meet With Finance Committee "Gang Of Six"

Washington Post | Shailagh Murray and Lori Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three Democrats and three Republicans from the Senate Finance Committee will brief Obama on Thursday about the progress of their sometimes arduous tal...