• Power Rundown: Yahoo Headquarters, Or Else     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    Florida is experiencing a serious shortage of doctors, and Yahoo's CEO Marissa Meyer pulls the plug on employees working from home. CNBC's Jane Wells and Sharon Epperson discuss.

  • CMS Rate Proposal Hits HMOs     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    The proposed rate cute outlined by CMS is putting pressure on all of the Medicare advantage players, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • CNBC's Bertha Coombs takes a deeper look at proposals that would lower Medicare Advantage rates more than analyst and insurers were expecting.

  • Humana Shares Fall as 2014 Medicare Rates Cloud Outlook Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    Humana said the government's proposed 2014 payment rates for Medicare participants were lower than expected and would affect its profit outlook, and its shares fell in premarket trading.

  • What GOP Wants to Hear From Pres. Obama     Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks to Sen. Johnny Isakson, (R-GA), about creating jobs in the private sector; and cutting spending; and avoiding sequestration.

  • Obama Rules Out Raising Medicare Eligibility Age Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 4:36 PM ET

    Obama has ruled out raising the medicare eligibility age to 67 from the current age of 65 as a way to reduce government deficit.

  • How Health Care Cuts Could Impact Stocks     Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 8:40 AM ET

    Peter Costa, Wells Fargo, discusses health care stock strategies, as spending cut looms over the industry.

  • President Wants 'Smart Spending Reductions'     Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 4:10 PM ET

    Former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH), explains what is a "smart" spending cut. Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, weighs in.

  • Raise the Age for Medicare & Soc. Security?     Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 4:33 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports House Republicans are going to propose to extend the debt limit until April 15; and Max Richtman, National Committee to Preserve Medicare; and Bill George, Harvard Business School professor, debate whether eligibility for these programs should be raised to age 70.

  • Medicare in the Crosshairs on Capitol Hill     Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 7:35 AM ET

    Sen. Lamar Alexander, (R-TN), explains why he voted "yes" on the "fiscal cliff" bill, and why Congress needs to reduce entitlement programs.

  • Did You Hear About the 'Doctor' Cliff?     Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 10:21 AM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs countdowns the the crippling cuts to the Medicare program set to take effect if no deal is reached on the "fiscal cliff."

  • Big Government Spending     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:46 PM ET

    A back brace can be found on the Internet for $99, but Medicare pays $900, points out Tom Schatz, Citizens Against Government Waste president.

  • Insight on Medicare and Medicaid fraud, with David Callahan, Demos Public Policy Center New York City, and Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute.

  • CVS Caremark Expects to Reap Benefits from Obamacare Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 9:15 AM ET

    CVS Caremark is looking at changes in U.S. healthcare as an opportunity to serve more customers, whether they are picking up prescriptions, getting them through the mail or stopping by an in-house MinuteClinic for a checkup.

  • Going Off the Demographic 'Cliff?'     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 2:08 PM ET

    Bill Frezza, Competitive Enterprise Institute fellow, explains how the rise in single family households will eventually impact entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare.

  • Medicare Costs & the Fiscal Cliff     Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 4:48 PM ET

    If a fiscal cliff deal does not happen, what happens to Medicare and the health care industry? New York Presbyterian Hospital CEO Steve Corwin offers insight.

  • Bowles: Would Take Severe Cuts to Fix     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 4:44 PM ET

    If we do not get our economy in order, what could happen to America? Debt Commission co-chairs Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, offer insight. "Absolutely, the U.S. could go bankrupt," says Bowles.

  • Simpson: Can't Tax or Cut Your Way Out of This     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 4:35 PM ET

    Debt Commission co-chairs Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, discuss the impact going over the fiscal cliff could have in next year's economy.

  • Simpson & Bowles: Spending Cuts & Health Care     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 4:25 PM ET

    Debt Commission co-chairs Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, discuss tax rates, spending cuts, and how likely it is that cuts in health care could occur.

  • Rep. Frank: Taxes, Spending Cuts & the Cliff     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 2:17 PM ET

    Is it time to put spending cuts front and center in the debate? Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), discusses the odds of getting a deal on the fiscal cliff. "The country is ready for substantial reductions in military spending," he says.