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CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports federal officials admit the problems of the Federal Exchange go beyond the large volume. Michael Ricotta, Blue Fountain Media, and White House deputy senior adviser for communications and strategy David Simas, provide insight.
Bare-bones health insurance could cost just $11 a month for a family of four in Indianapolis on the federal government's new exchanges.
Discussing the threat of a government shutdown, and potential defunding of Obamacare, with Rep. James Lankford (R-OK).
Walgreen is shifting employees to private health care exchanges. CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports the company will give 120,000 employees cash and asking them to choose from insurance plans offered on the Aon Hewitt private benefit exchange.
CNBC's Robert Frank and Jon Fortt focus on some hot headlines. Google announced a new company that will focus on health and well-being; Apple sees positive reviews on its new iPhone; and Starbucks' Schultz says guns are not welcome in his stores.
Some companies are beginning to change to a defined contribution plan when it comes to retiree health benefits. CNBC's Bertha Coombs and Sharon Epperson offer insight.
With six weeks until the launch of open enrollment, Covered California and other Obamacare exchanges say they will be ready, but plans for testing are cutting close to deadlines.
More than $53 billion is spent on household pets each year. Zoetis is at the forefront of keeping those pets around the world healthy. Juan Ramon Alaix, Zoetis CEO, joins to discuss a partnership with the Smithsonian.
Sam Le Cornu, Senior Portfolio Manager, Asia Listed Equities at Macquarie Funds Group explains why he is overweight on consumer discretionary and healthcare sectors in Asia.
Two veterinarians and a private jet company have partnered to offer the country's only ride-along-vet, concierge-pet service.
People who choose to undergo plastic surgery are looking to shave many years off their appearance. A new study has found that the number of years is smaller than you'd expect.
Thinking ahead about long-term care can bring big benefits later as the experience of a retired New Jersey teacher shows.
The Congressional Budget Office says delaying the Obamacare employer mandate will cost taxpayers an extra $12 billion. And Dr. Scott Gottlieb, an American Enterprise Institute fellow, says Obamacare could jack up the cost of cancer treatment. With with CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Community Health Systems announced it would buy Health Management Associates in a deal valued at approximately $7.6 billion, including about $3.7 billion in debt.
Patients whose doctors sell their practices to hospitals could see prices rise, at least in the short term, experts say.
Scott Gottlieb, American Enterprise Institute, discusses his concerns about the implementation of Obamacare. Howard Dean, former Vt. governor, offers his opinion on the individual mandate.
A poll of doctors finds huge skepticism that Obamacare insurance exchanges will open by fall deadline, and mostly don't know how new health law will affect practices.
Americans may be living longer and exercising more, but we really are not much healthier than we were 10 years ago and we are still far behind some countries, NBC News reports.
Some 40 million Americans don't get paid for sick days. Efforts to mandate paid sick leave, but obstacles remain.
Insurance stocks have a had a solid run, but the delay of employer mandate in the health-care reform law shouldn't derail that for now.