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Obamacare plan customers should brace for sticker shock when the administration posts insurers' preliminary rate requests for 2017 this week.
A disease that affects 1 in 10 US women has a cost of $119 billion in lost productivity, and not enough is being done to combat it.
The health care sector fell after a federal judge ruled on Obamacare.
Staples and Office Depot became the latest companies to abandon plans for a merger after facing scrutiny on antitrust grounds.
Cigna warned in its regulatory earnings filings that it may not receive approval to be acquired by Anthem by the end of this year.
Obamacare is under threat from politicians. Here's how the affordable care act can work for employers, says industry veteran Denny Weinberg.
UnitedHealth's earnings set the tone for the health sector, and this quarterly report may be even more of a bellwether than usual.
The U.S. Justice Department will file a lawsuit as soon as this week to stop Halliburton Co from acquiring smaller rival Baker Hughes Inc.
Major health insurers are still a long way from gaining federal approval for their mergers, but they're optimistic their deals will close by year-end.
As the debate grows over worker protections in the gig economy, benefits start-up Stride Health is winning by partnering with Uber and Etsy.
Aetna reported earnings on Monday that beat the Street's estimates and its CEO says its 2016 projections are appropriate.
Mount Sinai Hospital's CEO told CNBC that while Obamacare survived a repeal attempt, it's locked in a tough game of numbers.
If Monday was any indication, we're in for a rocky January. Here's how to trade it.
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UnitedHealth cut its full-year profit forecast due to continued pressure on its Obamacare plans for individuals.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses the likely outcome if UnitedHealth were to exit health-care exchanges set up by Obamacare.
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