Elana Gordon

Elana Gordon appears in the following:

Patients Want To Price-Shop For Care, But Online Tools Unreliable

Monday, November 30, 2015

Savvy patients want the best medical care for the best deal, and online calculators seem like a great way to compare the cost of common scans and procedures. But many are inaccurate.


Some States Make Obamacare Backup Plans, As Supreme Court Decision Looms

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

A Supreme Court ruling could threaten health insurance subsidies in about three dozen states. But many states aren't sharing contingency plans lest they be seen as supporting Obamacare.


FDA Decision Signals New Competition For Some Of The Costliest Drugs

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Drugs made from proteins or antibodies are difficult for rival manufacturers to copy. The Food and Drug Administration just approved a copycat drug for cancer patients that shows it can be done.


Hello, May I Help You Plan Your Final Months?

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The company Vital Decisions hires social workers to help people make end-of-life plans in advance, over the phone. But the counselors are paid by insurers. Critics see a conflict of interest.


Young People Are Falling Into A Health Insurance Subsidy Gap

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Young people on the upper range of income eligible for subsidies are finding that they don't always qualify. That could influence the number of young adults who enroll.


Pennsylvania Governor Talks Up Plan To Expand Medicaid His Way

Friday, October 25, 2013

After initially declining federal funding to expand Medicaid, Gov. Tom Corbett has changed course slightly. He is pursuing an approach for Pennsylvania that would make use of federal funds, but there are some caveats.


Cerner Fights For Share In Electronic Medical Records Boom

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Secure data storage is a big selling point for Cerner. But the company also develops software for all kinds of medical settings, and it even sends tech people to hospitals to run thei...