Dan Mangan is a reporter covering health care and other issues for CNBC.com.
Mangan has been a journalist for more than 20 years, most recently as a general assignment/rewrite reporter at the New York Post. In his more than dozen years at The Post, Mangan routinely covered major stories, including the 9/11 terror attacks, the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, the 2008 financial meltdown and a slew of juicy Gotham scandals du jour, among them the personal tribulations of Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez.
Prior to that, Mangan began his career in his native Connecticut, writing obituaries for The Hour of Norwalk, before moving on to cover business, government and the court systems at The Hour, the Fairfield County Business Journal and The Advocate of Stamford.
The 19 states that have not expanded Medicaid have seen less dramatic reductions in uninsured rates than expansion states.
An analysis of a group of Obamacare insurers found that one-third made money on their plans in 2014. The rest booked losses.
The new rates hikes are three times higher than the increases seen in the two most recent years.
U.S. insurers pay five times the cost of delivering a baby than do insurers in Spain, a study finds.
Workers will have between four and six health insurers, and five coverage levels to choose from on a new private exchange.
Health care is considered an important factor by big majorities of voters in determining who to select as the next president.
The former Retrophin CEO is accused of looting the company to pay off hedge fund investors he was suspected of defrauding.
An estimated 8 percent of Americans will be uninsured by 2025, when per capita health spending will top a projected $16,000.
There were no significant differences in the percentages of people getting or being offered health insurance through an employer.
The deaths had come in the company's "ROCKET" trial for patients with relapsed or refractory B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.