Tenet's hospitals have seen a boost in business from the influx of newly insured patients who bought coverage through the exchanges, created as part of President Barack Obama's national healthcare law. Daniel Waldmann, Tenet's senior vice president of public affairs, downplayed the impact of UnitedHealth's decision, saying insurers can be expected to make... » Read More
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Researchers say death rates are up among white middle-aged Americans.
Former Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas says the way to fix Medicare is to focus on the diseases costing trillions. Former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida responds.
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky addresses the main problem of mounting Medicare costs for the average American.
The Republican presidential candidates each answer what their biggest weakness is in thirty seconds each.
Here's what should be done to provide Americans with care that's both affordable and high quality, says Steve Odland.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look at where the GOP candidates stand on entitlement reform, including Medicare and Social Security.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham outlines his comprehensive plan to address entitlement spending and the coming debt crisis head on.
2016 will send shock waves to about 7 million Medicare beneficiaries as their monthly Medicare Part B premium is about to surge 52 percent.
CareDx warns it won't be able to sell its transplant rejection test if a proposed Medicare reimbursement cut goes through.
There was a drop in the number of patients seen by doctors, who still had increased payments.
Doctors outside of insurance plan networks charge several times what Medicare would pay.
The most popular prescription drug plans will see an average price hike of 8 percent next year.
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.
CNBC consumer reporter Kelli Grant gives tips on how to avoid the most common Medicare blunders.
The 11 million people who receive Social Security disability face big benefit cuts next year, unless Congress acts.
Most people want Medicare and Medicaid to keep their current structure, despite GOP calls for changes.
The federal government wants many hospitals to be paid on outcomes for hip and knee replacement surgeries.