Cost and Quality

Latest KFF Health News Stories

Listen: Grieving Families Face the Cruelest Bills

KFF Health News Original

KHN Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber talks with NPR’s “Consider This” podcast about her reporting on families confronted with medical bills while grieving the loss of a baby who received expensive hospital care.

The Debt Crisis That Sick Americans Can’t Avoid

KFF Health News Original

The federal government is stepping in to assist student loan borrowers. But little public attention has been focused on what is — statistically, at least — a bigger, broader debt crisis in our country: An estimated 100 million people in the U.S., or 41% of all adults, are saddled with pernicious health care debt.