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2016 will send shock waves to about 7 million Medicare beneficiaries as their monthly Medicare Part B premium is about to surge 52 percent.
CNBC's John Harwood talks to Republican presidential candidates John Kasich, Jeb Bush and Chris Christie about their position on Medicaid.
There was a drop in the number of patients seen by doctors, who still had increased payments.
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.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie defends his decision to expand Medicaid by executive order in his state.
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.