106.7 The Fan All News 99.1 WNEW CBS Sports Radio 1580

health care

President Barack Obama speaks prior to signing a presidential memorandum increasing workers' overtime protections during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 13, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

New Health Cost Controls Get Go-Ahead From Feds

The Obama administration has given the go-ahead for insurers and employers to use a new cost-control strategy that puts a hard dollar limit on what health plans pay for some expensive procedures, such as knee and hip replacements.

05/15/2014

A new analysis finds the nation's health care overhaul deserves a place in advertising history.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Only 12 Percent Of Americans Believe Obamacare Is A Success

Many Americans do not believe President Barack Obama’s signature health care law is a success.

05/12/2014

A new analysis finds the nation's health care overhaul deserves a place in advertising history.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

North Dakota Blue Cross Fires CEO After Subsidiary Loses $51M Developing Maryland’s Obamacare Exchange

The company that does business as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota fired its president and chief executive officer on Monday, days after the state’s dominate insurer reported nearly $80 million in financial losses in 2013.

05/06/2014

File photo of a doctor's office. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Final Deadline For D.C. Residents To Enroll In Health Care Plan

D.C. residents who’ve yet to enroll in a health insurance plan are facing a final deadline.

04/30/2014

A new analysis finds the nation's health care overhaul deserves a place in advertising history.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Hawaii Obamacare Exchange Only Signed Up 8,000 Consumers After Receiving More Than $200M In Federal Funds

Hawaii lawmakers have approved $1.5 million in state funding to prop up its troubled health insurance exchange built under President Barack Obama’s federal health care overhaul.

04/30/2014

Patients attend the Remote Area Medical (RAM) free clinic. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Free Health Clinic To Ramp Up Operations In Va.

Kim Fannon was on disability and had no insurance when she went to a Remote Area Medical clinic in southwest Virginia for a free eye exam a few years ago. She said she needed a new pair of glasses.

04/29/2014

This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: ‘Difficult,’ ‘Impossible’ For People To Determine What Drugs Were Covered Under Obamacare

Among the troubles with the federal government’s health overhaul, the hunt for a health plan that would cover a particular drug or a favorite doctor proved frustrating for many consumers navigating the new insurance exchanges.

04/28/2014

A new analysis finds the nation's health care overhaul deserves a place in advertising history.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Aetna CEO: ‘There Has Been No Positive Impact From Bottom-Line Standpoint’

Aetna’s chief executive officer says they haven’t yet seen a “positive impact” from President Barack Obama’s health care law.

04/25/2014

Software flaws have plagued Maryland's health care exchange website since it launched on October 1st. (Getty Images)

Md. Spent $90 Million On Health Exchange Tech

A breakdown of spending on Maryland’s troubled health exchange shows that more than $90 million of the nearly $130 million cost so far has gone toward technology expenses.

04/21/2014

This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obamacare Only Chips Away At Core Goal To Sharply Reduce Number Of Uninsured

The federal health care overhaul is providing coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core goals: to sharply reduce the number of people without insurance.

04/21/2014

more

previous