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 country is now effectively evenly split when it comes to how the Affordable Care Act is viewed.
Health regulators are proposing to make some Medicare drug payments based on how well those medications work for patients.
The targets include those who paid the Obamacare penalty or who claimed an exemption to having health coverage.
The jury remains out on whether the slowdown in health spending is due to Obamacare or the overall economy.
The dismissal of campaign manager Corey Lewandowski came after a new series of controversies for the embattled Trump campaign.
A Washington State hospital has paid $20 million to settle a claim that its error led to a patient's paralysis.
The federal government is offering state insurance regulators $22 million to use toward making sure insurers follow Obamacare rules.
Andrew Caspersen is expected to take a plea deal from federal prosecutors at his next court hearing July 6.