The game theory comes in with the timing of when new rules might be adopted. Executives note the deadline for filing 2020 plans is in early June.
Medicare generally doesn't cover dental care. Comprehensive care, including fillings, dentures and crowns, could destroy retirees' budgets. What you need to know.
Before March 31, enrollees are allowed to make a one-time swap to another plan or dump it for original Medicare.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, asked Cigna, CVS, Humana, OptumRx and Prime Therapeutics to testify on Capitol Hill on April 3.
If you're on Medicare, you can't put money away in a health savings account — the triple-tax advantaged account for medical costs. Trump's 2020 budget is trying to change that. What you should know.
Former Vice President Joe Biden criticizes President Trump's fiscal 2020 budget proposal at an event in Washington.
The proposal includes allowing Medicare to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies, yet also makes other changes that could mean recipients with high drug costs pay more.
2020 Democratic presidential candidates agree they want universal health coverage. They only differ in their views on how to get there.
If you delayed signing up for Medicare (or parts of it) because you had a qualifying health-care plan at work, make sure you avoid a coverage gap or costly missed deadlines.
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which provides Medicare health benefits to more than 55 million Americans, is looking at a trial payment design that would improve care in the early stages of kidney disease, increase access to kidney transplants and favor home dialysis over clinic-based treatment, CMS head Seema Verma told Reuters in an...
To avoid facing penalties down the road, everyone who's getting close to that milestone birthday should make sure they understand the sign-up rules and their available options.
The "Medicare-for-all" proposal, introduced by Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., will face backlash from critics who have warned about its potentially enormous cost.
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled an ambitious proposal on Tuesday to move all Americans into the government's Medicare health insurance program, tapping into public frustration over the rising cost of healthcare that has become a key issue for the party as it seeks to gain control of Congress and the White House in...
New hospital payment terms from Medicare, the federal government healthcare program for the elderly and disabled, are expected later in the year. "Today's proposed coverage decision would improve access to this therapy while deepening CMS's understanding of how patients in Medicare respond to it," CMS Administrator Seema Verma said in a statement.
The idea of a national single-payer health-care system is emerging as one of the big issues in the next election.
The Trump administration calls on Congress to pass its proposed ban on "backdoor deals" pharmaceutical companies cut with middlemen who get preferred status for their drugs in Medicare prescription plans.
The former Starbucks CEO and independent presidential hopeful offered an early glimpse Wednesday of his healthcare platform. Similar in many ways to Obamacare, Schultz's proposals could also be vulnerable to the same stumbling blocks.
Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr, D-Nj, and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette, D-Co, sent letters to Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi requesting on insulin prices and other information.
In a brief exchange between Rep. Mark Meadows and Rep. Elijah Cummings, the North Carolina Republican said President Donald Trump wanted Cummings to know he's "serious about working in a bipartisan way to lower prescription drug prices."
The Justice Department said Walgreens will pay $209.2 million to resolve claims it improperly billed Medicare, Medicaid and other federal programs for unnecessarily dispensing hundreds of thousands of insulin pens, and $60 million to resolve claims it overbilled Medicaid by concealing lower drug prices it offered the public through a discount program.