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At the same time, federal health spending would decline by more than $900 billion.
The expansion of Medicaid in many states has driven down the average amount of debt sent to collection agencies in many areas.
Nearly half of all poor Texans still lack health insurance despite coverage gains in other segments of the population since the fall of 2013.
A new survey shows a majority of people are pleased with government-sponsored health insurance.
A new study shows one in three workers in the sector don't earn enough to stay off public assistance.
Michael Neidorff, Centene Corp. chairman & CEO, discusses how his company has benefited from Obamacare.
The new primary care payment model will affect up to 25 million patients, and 20,000 doctors by tying patient outcomes to Medicare payments.
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Drug spending increased by 12.6 percent in 2014, and will average a projected 7.3 percent annually through 2018.
President Barack Obama touts the benefits of the Affordable Care Act.
Pfizer said its Wyeth unit has agreed to pay $784.6 million to settle cases related to the calculation of Medicaid rebates.
Getting rid of expanded Medicaid benefits available in 31 states and Washington, D.C., would be difficult.
Expansion of coverage and increased spending on retail prescription drugs spurred a six-year-high spike.
The Republican presidential candidates each answer what their biggest weakness is in thirty seconds each.
2016 will send shock waves to about 7 million Medicare beneficiaries as their monthly Medicare Part B premium is about to surge 52 percent.
CNBC's John Harwood talks to Republican presidential candidates John Kasich, Jeb Bush and Chris Christie about their position on Medicaid.
There was a drop in the number of patients seen by doctors, who still had increased payments.
Transgender people would be covered under a new rule barring sex discrimination in federally funded health programs.
For health insurers, government health programs have become an increasingly important part of their business.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie defends his decision to expand Medicaid by executive order in his state.