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Pulling Back the Curtain on the Health Industry and Regulation

824 stories published since 2008

After Pandemic Delays, FDA Still Struggling to Inspect Foreign Drug Manufacturers

Utah’s Secretive Medical Malpractice Panels Make It Even Harder to Sue Providers

Minnesota Lets Nurses Practice While Disciplinary Investigations Drag On. Patients Keep Getting Hurt.

How Abortion Bans Are Impacting Pregnant Patients Across the Country

How Cigna Saves Millions by Having Its Doctors Reject Claims Without Reading Them

Federal Study Calls U.S. Stillbirth Rate “Unacceptably High” and Recommends Action

Have You Faced Barriers to Getting Gender-Affirming Care? Help Us Investigate.

This Georgia County Spent $1 Million to Avoid Paying for One Employee’s Gender-Affirming Care

Au bord de la catastrophe

Ayude a ProPublica y The Salt Lake Tribune a investigar las agresiones sexuales en Utah

94 mujeres alegan que un médico de Utah las agredió sexualmente. Esta es la razón por la que un juez desestimó su caso.

Doctors Warned Her Pregnancy Could Kill Her. Then Tennessee Outlawed Abortion.

How Obamacare Enabled a Multibillion-Dollar Christian Health Care Cash Grab

Minnesota May Chart Its Own Path Dealing With Anti-Abortion Counseling Centers

On the Edge

Help Us Report on Assisted Living Facilities in Maine

A Christian Health Nonprofit Saddled Thousands With Debt as It Built a Family Empire Including a Pot Farm, a Bank and an Airline

Tennessee Lobbyists Oppose New Lifesaving Exceptions in Abortion Ban

Legislators Demand Hearings on Illinois Mental Health Facility Where Staff Abused Patients and Covered It Up

Help ProPublica and The Salt Lake Tribune Investigate Sexual Assault in Utah

94 Women Allege a Utah Doctor Sexually Assaulted Them. Here’s Why a Judge Threw Out Their Case.

Regulators Overhaul Inspections of Hospice Providers

Senators Demand Answers About “Alarming” Reports of Excessive and Risky Artery Procedures on Veterans

Do You Have Experience With Peripheral Artery Disease? Have You Had a Procedure on Your Leg? Tell Us About It.

Steak Dinners, Sales Reps and Risky Procedures: Inside the Big Business of Clogged Arteries

New Report Says Nurses at Illinois Facility Forced Patients to Dig Through Their Own Feces

Here’s What States Are Doing to Abortion Rights in 2023

Lawmakers Pledge to Fight for Comprehensive Action on Stillbirths

UnitedHealthcare Tried to Deny Coverage to a Chronically Ill Patient. He Fought Back, Exposing the Insurer’s Inner Workings.

The Tests Are Vital. But Congress Decided That Regulation Is Not.

Pressure Mounts for Hospice Reform

Websites Selling Abortion Pills Are Sharing Sensitive Data With Google

What to Know About Cellphone Radiation

Medicare Keeps Spending More on COVID-19 Testing. Fraud and Overspending Are Partly Why.

She Says Doctors Ignored Her Concerns About Her Pregnancy. For Many Black Women, It’s a Familiar Story.

Patients Went to This Isolated Facility for Treatment. Instead, Nearly Two Dozen Were Charged With Crimes.

Congress and Industry Leaders Call for Crackdown on Hospice Fraud

Pregnant? Here’s What You Need to Know About NIPTs

Medical Care and Politics Go Hand in Hand at a Chicago Safety Net Hospital

Child Welfare Experts Say New Mexico Can’t Put Kids in Homeless Shelters Just Because It Lacks Other Beds

How to Research Your Hospice (and Avoid Hospice Fraud)

They Trusted Their Prenatal Test. They Didn’t Know the Industry Is an Unregulated “Wild West.”

After a Stillbirth, an Autopsy Can Provide Answers. Too Few of Them Are Being Performed.

She Wanted an Abortion. A Judge Said She Wasn’t Mature Enough to Decide.

Endgame: How the Visionary Hospice Movement Became a For-Profit Hustle

What Will UnitedHealth’s New Trove of Claims Data Mean for Consumers?

A Florida Fund for Injured Kids Raided Medicaid. Now It’s Repaying $51 Million.

“We Need to Defend This Law”: Inside an Anti-Abortion Meeting With Tennessee’s GOP Lawmakers

Help Us Report on Stillbirths

Her Child Was Stillborn at 39 Weeks. She Blames a System That Doesn’t Always Listen to Mothers.