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There were sharp decreases among uninsured people in Texas and California, but the rate among Hispanics continues to be relatively high.
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.
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.
Hospitals have seen reductions in the costs of caring for the uninsured, but nowhere more so than in states that expanded Medicaid.
Pending decisions by the Supreme Court and Congress threaten, at worst, to result in 3.3 million extra kids lacking health insurance.
Enrollment in Medicaid continued a strong upswing as the uninsured rate reached a record low, according two new reports.
The Obama administration approved Indiana's plan to provide Medicaid benefits to nearly all poor adults, with some cost-sharing features.
Florida so far has rejected expanding Medicaid benefits to nearly all poor adults, but several factors could change that soon.
The Medicaid enrollment rate is 17 percent higher than the average monthly enrollment right before Obamacare started.
Obamacare will shrink the gap between uninsured rates of different racial groups, but expanding Medicaid nationally would shrink the differences more.