Anthem's first-quarter profit beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday as it reined in expenses, and the U.S. health insurer raised its earnings forecast for the year. » Read More
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Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont unveiled a bill that would create a government-run system to provide health insurance for all Americans.
Two of the most important terms in health insurance are premiums and deductibles. Here's what they mean and how you should think about them as part of your health-care costs.
One of the first randomized clinical studies of a corporate wellness program tracking 30,000 workers reveals companies may need to temper expectations on better health outcomes and lower health-care spending. There's still more promise than payoff.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders wants to create a government-run system to provide health insurance for all Americans.
In front of a Pennsylvania crowd, Sanders made his case for a government-run health-care plan and responded to criticism that it would end private insurance.
CNBC's Melissa Lee reports the highlights of UnitedHealth Group's quarterly earnings release.
UnitedHealth reported a 22.2% rise in first-quarter profit, driven by strength in its main insurance business and Optum unit.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said socialism is "not the view" of the Democratic Party. In an interview with the CBS program "60 Minutes" that aired Sunday, she said that lawmakers on her side of the aisle "know that we have to hold the center."
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley doesn't believe a lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act's constitutionality will succeed, the Iowa Republican told the Des Moines Register on Thursday.
Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced a new "Medicare for All" bill that would create a government-run system to cover all Americans.
Amazon isn't the everything store -- yet.
With the acquisition of PillPack and the recent release of HIPAA compliant Alexa skills, analysts speculate that Amazon is preparing to disrupt the $934.8 billion dollar global pharmaceutical industry, hopefully one day allowing consumers to order and refill their prescriptions as easily as they would buy clothing or toys off of Amazon Prime.
The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday grilled executives of five of the health care industry's top pharmacy benefit management companies over skyrocketing drug costs in the U.S.
Student loan borrowers with cancer can apply to put their bills on hold. The problem? Six months after the law went into effect, the application isn't out yet.
The letters come as Democrats hammer Trump and Republicans over attempts to scrap Obamacare in the early days of the 2020 election.
Executives from the nation's largest pharmacy benefit managers deny that "backdoor deals" with drugmakers are responsible for high drug prices.