Two divergent U.S. core inflation readings could be related to the price of medical care. CNBC explores.
A damning 2009 New Yorker article was followed by "unprecedented" savings on Medicare costs in a Texas town.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a new challenge to the Obamacare law that took aim at the so-called death panel.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the House has passed a $200 billion Medicare overhaul bill. The bill will now go to the Senate, where it is expected to pass.
A bipartisan compromise to overhaul Medicare bucks the popular impression that Washington can't accomplish anything at all.
Jason Furman, CEA chairman, provides reaction to the House's fiscal plan for the 2016 budget. The GOP budget would cut jobs, says Furman.
Rep. Tom Price, (R-Ga.), discusses his proposal to reduce government spending by $5.5 trillion and includes repealing Obamacare.
Your retirement may be at risk, and the rising costs of Social Security, public pensions and health care are the primary reasons why.
A leading group of physicians is warning that high prices of specialty drugs is creating barriers to care for patients.
The $1.08 trillion budget sought by federal health officials includes a request they be able to negotiate some drug prices for Medicare.
The White House has proposed an alternative Medicare model. The proposal would phase out fee-for-service, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
The Obama administration said more Medicare payments will be linked to the value given patients, as opposed to a fee for services.
The head of Medicare reversed two decisions to halt payments to health providers after being contacted by elected officials, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Drug giant Sanofi is juggling legal and regulatory issues surrounding three cases involving alleged payments or inducements to medical providers.
A lawsuit accuses drug maker Sanofi and top executives, including its ousted CEO, of a million-dollar kickback scheme to promote diabetes drug sales.
Americans seniors are in worse health and under greater financial pressure from medical costs than counterparts in 10 other industrialized nations.
Federal authorities are investigating whether officials at the agency that runs Medicare leaked information that landed with Wall Street traders.
Most people don't examine their current Medicare plan—or even consider options. But enrollees need to do that every year, experts say.
Jeff Merkley, a U.S. senator from Oregon, was improperly enrolled into low-income Medicaid by Cover Oregon.
Toby Cosgrove, Cleveland Clinic CEO, discusses the impact of the Affordable Care Act on patients, including what they will pay and the strain on the nation's Medicare and Medicaid systems. And Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini, weighs in.