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Marilyn Tavenner, who was in charge of HealthCare.gov's rollout, will head health insurance lobbying, The New York Times reports.
Newly eligible enrollees are costing an average of $5,517 per person, almost 20 percent above earlier estimates.
Andy Slavitt, the acting boss of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which oversees Obamacare, has been nominated as head of the agency.
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, American Enterprise Institute, and Steve Rattner, Willett Advisors chairman, discuss the future of health care following the Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare. Also Rattner and Gottlieb discuss consolidation within the hospital space.
Dr. Toby Cosgrove, Cleveland Clinic CEO, provides insight to the Supreme Court's ruling on Obamacare subsidies and its impact on patients, hospitals and health insurers.
An estimated 5 percent of the population is responsible for about half—or $1.4 trillion—of all U.S. health spending.
More than 30 states face a budget shortfall in fiscal 2015, and many have 5% or less in reserve. It's a red flag that big trouble is ahead.
A Supreme Court case threatens to unwind some of the gains in insured rates and uncompensated care costs states have reaped under Obamacare.
The CBO says a repeal of Obamacare would increase the US deficit by $353 billion over the next 10 years.
The ACA has cut uninsured rates to historic lows, but many Americans still can’t afford health coverage, The Fiscal Times reports.
Two divergent U.S. core inflation readings could be related to the price of medical care. CNBC explores.
Texas is forgoing about $100 billion in federal funds by not expanding a major health program for the poor.
Florida faces a budget hole as the Obama administration refuses to give the state all the money it wants for uncompensated hospital costs.
The most expensive 5 percent of Medicaid-only enrollees accounted for nearly half of all spending on such enrollees in each year from 2009 through 2011.
WASHINGTON, April 1- Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law, according to a Reuters review of federal spending records. Governors Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Chris Christie of New Jersey, Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and former Texas...
WASHINGTON, March 31- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in a case from Idaho that private medical providers that deliver residential care services cannot sue a state in try to raise Medicaid reimbursement rates to deal with rising medical costs. Medicaid is a federal health insurance program for lower-income people that is administered by the states.
WASHINGTON, March 31- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that private medical providers that deliver residential care services in Idaho cannot sue the state in order to raise Medicaid reimbursement rates to deal with rising medical costs. Medicaid is a federal health insurance program for lower-income people that is administered by the states.
WASHINGTON, March 31- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that private medical providers cannot sue a state in order to raise Medicaid reimbursement rates to deal with rising medical costs.
SUPREME COURT RULES PRIVATE MEDICAL PROVIDERS CANNOT SUE STATES TO RAISE MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES.
Hospitals have seen reductions in the costs of caring for the uninsured, but nowhere more so than in states that expanded Medicaid.