The new primary care payment model will affect up to 25 million patients, and 20,000 doctors by tying patient outcomes to Medicare payments.
Presidential candidates may talk about combating high drug prices, but Express Scripts' Dr. Steve Miller says it takes more than talk to make it work.
Dr. Steve Miller, Express Scripts chief Medical Officer says giving Medicare the legal ability to negotiate drug prices is not enough to secure discounts from pharmaceutical companies. Medicare would also need to narrow the list of approved brand-name drugs in order to see real savings, and the he says the best way to do that is in conjunction with private sector pharmacy benefits firms and insurers.
Blackstone's president and a New School economist say it's time to take this looming retirement crisis seriously.
Most Medicare Part D plan drugs are now subject to coinsurance payments by customers.
Drug spending increased by 12.6 percent in 2014, and will average a projected 7.3 percent annually through 2018.
Studies found wide differences in the price of medical treatments, depending on if they are inpatient or outpatient.
U.S. health inspectors found problems at Theranos' northern California laboratory.
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Expansion of coverage and increased spending on retail prescription drugs spurred a six-year-high spike.
An ex-paralegal claims she knows of "many instances" of Sanofi lawyers destroying documents.
Americans will see changed to Social Security and Medicare laws following a new budget law.
President Obama signed into law a bipartisan budget bill last week that, among other things, changes Social Security and Medicare laws.
Here's why Paul Ryan's run as speaker of the House may be short-lived, explains says political consultant Stephen Myrow.
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.