By Christie Rizk | May 15, 2013 03:31 PM EDT
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is offering $1 billion to aid efforts to lower health care costs and improve patient services.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 14, 2013 03:25 PM EDT
Eighty nine people, including nurses and doctors, were arrested Tuesday and charged with fraud for Medicare scams across the US.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 09, 2013 02:19 PM EDT
GOP leaders sent a pointed letter to President Obama Thursday, expressing discontent with the administration's health care initiatives.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris & Christie Rizk | May 06, 2013 06:02 PM EDT
As growth in healthcare spending in the U.S. slows down, taxpayers could see big savings over the next 10 years, Harvard economists say.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 16, 2013 12:01 AM EDT
A CDC report projects massive savings from a federal smoking ban in subsidized housing- $341 million would come from reducing healthcare costs from secondhand smoke.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mar 25, 2013 02:35 PM EDT
The statement by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius displays the changes in health care law that have allowed greater equality for LGBT Americans in the healthcare system.
By David Morgan | Jan 17, 2013 09:23 AM EST
At least 22 governors support an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, while others are expected to decide in the coming weeks.
By David Morgan | Jan 10, 2013 07:57 AM EST
The US could save $2 trillion in healthcare spending over the next decade, if the government used its influence in the public and private sectors to nudge soaring costs into line with economic growth.
By David Morgan | Jan 08, 2013 10:14 AM EST
U.S. healthcare spending rose at a historically low rate of 3.9 percent for the third consecutive year in 2011, but showed underlying signs of acceleration as the economy recovered from recession.
By Amber Moore | Dec 21, 2012 05:00 PM EST
Every year, an estimated 4,044 surgical "never events" occur in the United States, according to a new research.
By David Morgan | Dec 14, 2012 09:53 AM EST
Fourteen U.S. states and the District of Columbia so far have told the federal government they plan to operate healthcare exchanges under President Barack Obama's reform law.
By Jonathan Stempel | Nov 26, 2012 01:17 PM EST
The U.S. Supreme Court revived a challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare reforms, allowing a Christian college to pursue litigation raising First Amendment objections to a law that the court mostly upheld in June.
By David Morgan | Nov 21, 2012 09:17 AM EST
The U.S. administration proposed new health insurance rules aimed at ending discrimination against the sick and guaranteeing minimum benefits for millions of Americans.
By Andrew M. Seaman | Nov 17, 2012 02:58 PM EST
A growing and aging population, along with increased access to health insurance, will create the need for 52,000 more primary care doctors within the U.S. by the year 2025.
By David Morgan | Nov 17, 2012 02:51 PM EST
Five Republican governors rejected on Friday a major provision of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law.