UnitedHealth's earnings set the tone for the health sector, and this quarterly report may be even more of a bellwether than usual.
Health insurer Centene received approval for its $6.3 billion acquisition of Health Net from California regulators.
Joseph Swedish, CEO at Anthem, talks about his company's on-going deal to buy Cigna, the outlook for Anthem in Obamacare exchanges, and working toward affordable drug prices.
The Obama administration announces a new agreement to make it easier for patients to access digital records.
Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson says a free market for prescription drugs doesn't exist in the United States.
Mount Sinai Hospital's CEO told CNBC that while Obamacare survived a repeal attempt, it's locked in a tough game of numbers.
The Obama administration said recently that more than 11 million have signed up for health insurance. Experts see it differently.
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush predicts we’ll have a “health-care internet” within five years, with routine health care managed online.
Cigna on Sunday rejected an increased $53.8 billion bid from Anthem as inadequate.
On the fifth anniversary of Obamacare's passage, the head of the prestigious Cleveland Clinic says he sees some positive change.
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President Obama criticized Staples for cutting worker hours and avoid Obamacare costs...but did he have the right to scrutinize the company?
Want to know what's giving health stocks confidence in profit forecasts? Like it or not, it's the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.
The Kaiser Foundation reports the 2014 healthcare law could make up to 17 million American eligible for tax credits to buy private health insurance.
Bare-bones health insurance could cost just $11 a month for a family of four in Indianapolis on the federal government's new exchanges.
The new insurance marketplace will feature low cost smaller networks that advocates say may not provide suitable health care to plan members.
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.
Alan Miller, chairman, president & CEO, Universal Health Services, discusses the economy and concerns people have over co-pays and getting medical care. Those concerns have dampened utilization, he says. People are putting off elective procedures.
In the rush to get the word out about Obamacare and set up state exchanges where insurance may be purchased, there inevitably are opportunities for fraud and abuse, analysts say.
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.