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If regulators block Anthem's merger with Cigna, the insurance companies may be better off just walking away, analysts said.
The average national cost for a routine vaginal delivery is $8,775, and $11,525 for c-sections.
The country is now effectively evenly split when it comes to how the Affordable Care Act is viewed.
Stifel Nicolaus started coverage on Cigna with a buy rating and a $169 target on shares, based on the current Anthem deal value.
Health regulators are proposing to make some Medicare drug payments based on how well those medications work for patients.
The GOP's Obamacare alternative doesn't address the biggest problem in health care spending that is driving up costs, says Dr. Jeff Segal.
The targets include those who paid the Obamacare penalty or who claimed an exemption to having health coverage.
Big employers will see health costs grow in line with trends, but there's a shift in what's driving spending, PwC's Health Research Institute says.
The jury remains out on whether the slowdown in health spending is due to Obamacare or the overall economy.
More pet owners are turning to pet insurance as a way to afford unforeseen and costly health treatments for their dog or cat.
U.S. antitrust regulators aren't sure the companies can offer enough concessions to maintain competition in the industry.
The federal government is offering state insurance regulators $22 million to use toward making sure insurers follow Obamacare rules.
Double-digit proposed price increases are the norm for key Obamacare plans in 14 major U.S. cities.
At the same time, federal health spending would decline by more than $900 billion.
UnitedHealthcare will cover travel and lodging costs of donors, even if they aren't a customer.
U.K. state pension increases and ring-fenced heath spending would be in danger if voters chose the Brexit, the Prime Minister told the Observer.
Despite the drop in the use of painkillers by hurt workers, such medications remain commonly prescribed to them in many states.
The expansion of Medicaid in many states has driven down the average amount of debt sent to collection agencies in many areas.
New rules would limit a person from using short-term health plans to no longer than three months.
To reform Obamacare and empower consumers, the next president should focus on these three areas, says Rita Numerof.
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