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Medicaid costs threaten Obamacare

The cost of expanding Medicaid to millions more low-income people is increasing faster than expected, the government says, raising questions about a vital part...

Feds waste billions on ancient tech

The government is spending about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems, including platforms more than 50 years old in vital areas...

Sanders fuels Dem healthcare shift

With the Obama administration counting down its final year, many Democrats are finding less to like about the president's health care law, unsure about...

Fight over transgender rights in health law

Big companies are pushing back against proposed federal rules they say would require their medical plans to cover gender transition and other services under...

Health insurance growth stalls

Going into President Barack Obama's last year in office, progress has stalled on reducing the number of uninsured Americans under his signature health care...

Medicare is changing approach

Whether it's coverage for end-of-life counseling or an experimental payment scheme for common surgeries, Medicare in 2016 is undergoing some of the biggest changes...

Questions, concern on Obamacare

Rising premiums and shaken faith among insurers have cast a cloud over sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law, and now it's...

Big hikes in Medicare drug plans coming

With time running out on open enrollment season, many seniors are facing sharply higher premiums for Medicare's popular prescription drug program. The reason: rising...

Health care premiums to rise

Premiums are expected to rise in many parts of the country as a new sign-up season under President Barack Obama's health care law starts...

Medicare paid $30 million for mystery ambulance rides

Medicare paid $30 million for ambulance rides for which no record exists that patients got medical care at their destination, the place where they...