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  • For Ryan and Obama, More Than the Usual Rivalry Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 11:51 AM ET
    Barack Obama (L), Paul Ryan (R)

    When President Obama was elected, aides say, he saw Rep. Paul Ryan as someone he could possibly work with to reverse the federal debt.  He soon would change his view.

  • Paul Ryan In His Own Words on CNBC Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 11:20 AM ET
    Rep. Ryan Paul from Wisconsin

    Rep. Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin congressman who is now Mitt Romney's vice presidential choice, has made many appearances on CNBC in his role as chairman of the House Budget Committee and the author of a controversial budget plan that projects spending cuts of $5.3 trillion over ten years.   Here's a collection of video clips going back to June, 2011.

  • Paul Ryan Faces Voters in Iowa     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 11:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details on Mitt Romney's choice for running mate. Also, discussing Rep. Paul Ryan's views on Medicare and budget deficits, with Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee chairman.

  • Romney-Ryan and Health Care's Future     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 10:43 AM ET

    Will Medicaid and other safety net programs undergo major changes if presidential candidate Mitt Romney and running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan win the November election? Fmr. Gov. Tommy Thompson (R-WI), weighs in.

  • Ryan's Way: How He Would Change Medicare Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 10:03 AM ET
    Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin

    Paul Ryan's blueprint for Medicare could prove as polarizing in the campaign as President Barack Obama's health care overhaul has been. Even Mitt Romney may not want to go there.

  • Sen. Corker & the GOP Ticket     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 7:49 AM ET

    Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), weighs in on the Romney-Ryan ticket; fiscal responsibility, and the battle over Medicare.

  • Closing Drug 'Doughnut Hole' Saves $687 Million in 2012 Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 2:39 PM ET

    A provision of the Affordable Care Act squeezes premiums that drugmakers collect from the government has yielded savings of $687 million in the first six months of 2012.

  • Ventas CEO Comments on Outlook Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 6:33 PM ET

    Debra Cafaro, CEO of Ventas, chats with Cramer about what's next for her company.

  • The Fate of Health Care Reform     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    "I think in particular, the 'individual mandate', had it been framed as a tax, it would have been on much more solid ground, just as the Medicare tax is," says Ronald Williams, former Aetna chairman and CEO, weighing in on the pending Supreme Court decision on health care reform.

  • Roche's New Cancer Drug     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 7:45 AM ET

    Top cancer researchers are meeting in Chicago today to present the latest in treatments and cancer therapies, with Dr. Hal Barron, chief medical officer at Roche.

  • Romney Medicare Plan Draws a Stark Contrast Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 11:29 AM ET

    The differences between President Obama and Mitt Romney on Medicare are stark, but both candidates agree that the other's plan would end the program as it now exists.

  • Health-Care Costs in Retirement Rise to $240,000 Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 10:16 AM ET

    Two new studies show Americans drastically underestimate how much they will spend out-of-pocket on health-care costs during retirement, estimated to total $240,000. 

  • Huge Medicare Fraud Bust!     Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest details on more than 100 people arrested on alleged Medicare fraud charges, and debating whether Obamacare is too expensive for small businesses, with Howard Dean, former DNC chairman and Rep. Nan Hayworth, (R-NY).

  • Feds Crack Down in $452 Million Medicare Fraud Sweep Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 3:31 PM ET

    More than 100 people are charged in what authorities say is the largest one-day takedown ever for Medicare fraud.

  • CNBC's Scott Cohn reports $453 million, 7 cities and 108 people have been charged in an alleged Medicare fraud case.

  • In Hopeful Sign, Health Spending Is Flattening Out Sunday, 29 Apr 2012 | 10:39 AM ET
    Doctor holding test tube

    The growth of health spending has slowed substantially in the last few years, surprising experts and offering some fuel for optimism about the federal government’s long-term fiscal health. The New York Times reports.

  • Rep. Ryan's Major Policy Announcement     Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 8:05 AM ET

    "We need a single-minded focus on restoring economic growth," says Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI) sharing details on his new economic policy ahead of his address at Georgetown University later this morning.

  • Insurers Alter Cost Formula, and Patients Pay More Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 4:56 PM ET
    Healthcare cost

    Despite a landmark settlement that was expected to increase coverage for out-of-network care, the nation’s largest health insurers have been switching to a new payment method that in most cases significantly increases the cost to the patient, the New York Times reports.

  • Trustees: Medicare to Exhaust Funds in 2024     Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 1:51 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the Social Security trustees project Medicare and Social Security cannot sustain costs and that lawmakers must act quickly to save both programs.

  • Health Care Fraud Cost Taxpayers $Billions!     Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 7:43 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the billions of dollars lost each year by Medicare and Medicaid fraud.