Dr. Scott Gottlieb, American Enterprise Institute, and Steve Rattner, Willett Advisors chairman, discuss the future of health care following the Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare. Also Rattner and Gottlieb discuss consolidation within the hospital space.» Read More
A Supreme Court case threatens to unwind some of the gains in insured rates and uncompensated care costs states have reaped under Obamacare.
The CBO says a repeal of Obamacare would increase the US deficit by $353 billion over the next 10 years.
The ACA has cut uninsured rates to historic lows, but many Americans still can’t afford health coverage, The Fiscal Times reports.
Two divergent U.S. core inflation readings could be related to the price of medical care. CNBC explores.
Texas is forgoing about $100 billion in federal funds by not expanding a major health program for the poor.
Florida faces a budget hole as the Obama administration refuses to give the state all the money it wants for uncompensated hospital costs.
The most expensive 5 percent of Medicaid-only enrollees accounted for nearly half of all spending on such enrollees in each year from 2009 through 2011.
People newly covered by Medicaid drove a significant increase in prescription drug use in 2014, reports The New York Times.
WASHINGTON, April 1- Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law, according to a Reuters review of federal spending records. Governors Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Chris Christie of New Jersey, Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and former Texas...
WASHINGTON, March 31- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in a case from Idaho that private medical providers that deliver residential care services cannot sue a state in try to raise Medicaid reimbursement rates to deal with rising medical costs. Medicaid is a federal health insurance program for lower-income people that is administered by the states.
WASHINGTON, March 31- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that private medical providers that deliver residential care services in Idaho cannot sue the state in order to raise Medicaid reimbursement rates to deal with rising medical costs. Medicaid is a federal health insurance program for lower-income people that is administered by the states.
WASHINGTON, March 31- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that private medical providers cannot sue a state in order to raise Medicaid reimbursement rates to deal with rising medical costs.
SUPREME COURT RULES PRIVATE MEDICAL PROVIDERS CANNOT SUE STATES TO RAISE MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES.
Hospitals have seen reductions in the costs of caring for the uninsured, but nowhere more so than in states that expanded Medicaid.
Pending decisions by the Supreme Court and Congress threaten, at worst, to result in 3.3 million extra kids lacking health insurance.
The $142 billion cost reduction over 10 years from the Congressional Budget Office's previous estimate in January was good news for supporters of the Affordable Care Act, as Obamacare is formally known, as the Supreme Court ponders another challenge to the controversial law. But the CBO and the Joint Committee on Taxation said those subsidies now are...
WASHINGTON, March 9- The Congressional Budget Office on Monday upwardly revised its fiscal 2015 U.S. budget deficit forecast to $486 billion, but said lower estimated costs associated with the "Obamacare" health reforms would help shrink cumulative deficits over the next 10 years. It said spending on health insurance subsidies provided through insurance...
WASHINGTON, March 4- The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday on a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law, but no clear majority was immediately apparent in the case that takes aim at a pivotal part of the statute providing tax subsidies to help people afford insurance. A couple of dozen demonstrators from the conservative...
March 3- The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law on Wednesday, focusing on the issue of tax subsidies available through insurance exchanges set up under the statute. The Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare, requires people who do not get health insurance through their employer, or the...
Enrollment in Medicaid continued a strong upswing as the uninsured rate reached a record low, according two new reports.