By Philip Klein | 09/30/14 04:53 PM
The ruling could end up provoking a showdown between the White House and Congressional Republicans over Obamacare that has the potential to affect health insurance premiums.
By Philip Klein | 09/26/14 02:23 PM
As provisions such as the individual mandate and the new insurance exchanges have provoked a very public debate over President Obama's healthcare law, policy experts have been anxiously watching the law's lesser-known features aimed at making the system operate more efficiently.
By Brian Hughes | 09/23/14 02:47 PM
"Said another way, 10.3 million fewer adults are uninsured today than in 2013," HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell told an audience at the Brookings Institution in Washington.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/19/14 12:29 PM
Three Florida women will serve lengthy prison terms and make more than $2.4 million in restitution for their participation in a $20 million scheme to defraud Medicare.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/16/14 06:15 PM
Officials in charge of Medicare Part B paid $132.9 million in dispensing and supplying fees for drugs and equipment used in certain cancer treatments, according to the Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General Daniel Levinson.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/16/14 04:01 PM
Department of Health and Human Services officials knew of the security risks before launching healthcare.gov, the troubled website for the Obamacare health insurance program.
By Becket Adams | 09/15/14 07:08 PM
Top Obama administration officials were notified well in advance of the Affordable Care Act website’s “massive security risks” and they allowed the site to be released on the public regardless, documents released Monday show.
By Paul Bedard | 09/15/14 11:35 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, warning hospitals and doctors that "now is the time to prepare," has issued a six-page Ebola "checklist" to help healthcare workers quickly determine if patients are infected.
By Philip Klein | 09/12/14 01:17 PM
When HHS approved a proposal allowing Arkansas to experiment with a "private option" for expanding Medicaid through President Obama's healthcare law, it was viewed as a possible model for other states. But a recent report could change this thinking.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/09/14 01:28 PM
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell says the federal government does not have the power to stop states from allowing people to use welfare benefits to buy marijuana.
By Brian Hughes | 09/08/14 11:46 AM
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell insisted Monday that Obamacare is "clearly working," trying to move past the rocky rollout of President Obama's signature health law by insisting that her agency was not concerned with fighting "last year's battles."
By Philip Klein | 09/06/14 02:03 PM
President Obama's healthcare law has provided an economic case study on the tradeoffs between cost and access.
By Washington Examiner | 09/05/14 08:56 PM
In July, hackers breached the computer system of the federal healthcare.gov insurance exchange. Officials only discovered the breach in late August.
By Philip Klein | 09/03/14 03:02 PM
Health spending grew at a relatively slow rate in 2013, according to a government analysis released on Wednesday, but it is expected to accelerate over the next decade as the economy improves, baby boomers retire, and more Americans gain coverage through President Obama's healthcare law.
By Paul Bedard | 08/29/14 09:48 AM
The Obama administration has released a huge majority of illegal immigrant children who poured over the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this year into dozens of tony counties without notifying the public, while deporting just 280.
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