Health Care

The move gives insurers some protection if a Republican bill to replace Obamacare becomes law.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 8:15 pm
The GOP's Obamacare replacement bill still stinks. Here's what they need to do to get it right, says Jake Novak.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 5:12 pm
A measure by Rep. Tim Murphy could jeopardize pressure on coal companies to permanently fund retirees' health care, Huff Post reports.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 4:44 pm
Nursing homes in the U.S. routinely dispose of leftover meds that could benefit other Americans with limited health care, ProPublica reports.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 4:42 pm
These are the parallels between Obamacare and the subsequent GOP-drafted health care bills, Vox reports.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 3:07 pm
The Republican answer to health care aims to provide Americans with more choice, HHS Secretary Tom Price tells CNBC.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 1:45 pm
President Donald Trump looks likely to pass his 100th day in office without successfully repealing Obamacare, NBCNews reports.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 10:02 am
Republican leaders have repeatedly tried to change the bill since an aborted vote last month.
Posted: April 27, 2017, 5:19 pm
In the process of raising $1 billion for early cancer detection, start-up Grail has added venture capital veteran Brook Byers to board.
Posted: April 26, 2017, 11:17 pm
Anthem said it plans to file preliminary 2018 rates with the assumption that the cost-sharing reductions will be funded.
Posted: April 26, 2017, 8:33 pm
It's uncertain whether moderate Republicans will provide enough votes for passage in the House.
Posted: April 26, 2017, 5:30 pm
The FDA has denounced claims about herbal products and other cancer-fighting treatments as "false" and "dangerous," NBC News reports.
Posted: April 26, 2017, 2:05 pm
This health care amendment doesn’t do much to resolve concerns over the older proposals, Vox reports.
Posted: April 26, 2017, 1:50 pm
Doing this one thing can lead to improvements in cognitive abilities, regardless of your current brain health, David Oliver writes in US News & World Report.
Posted: April 25, 2017, 8:28 pm
EpiPen's seller Mylan drew criticism last summer over more than 500 percent price hikes in the past decade.
Posted: April 25, 2017, 7:23 pm
Soaring insulin prices and inflexible insurance policies have forced many parents to take desperate measures to keep their kids alive.
Posted: April 25, 2017, 6:50 pm
Eli Lilly reported a bigger-than-expected profit as the drugmaker benefited from higher demand for its newer products including diabetes treatment Trulicity.
Posted: April 25, 2017, 1:37 pm
Ending $10 billion in payments for cost-sharing assistance would lead to the U.S. to pay out more $12 billion elsewhere.
Posted: April 25, 2017, 7:00 am
Novartis's first-quarter core net income fell 4 percent, it said on Tuesday.
Posted: April 25, 2017, 5:33 am
The fact that Anthem wants to cut ties with Express Scripts is "perplexing," Express Scripts CEO Tim Wentworth told CNBC on Monday.
Posted: April 24, 2017, 10:35 pm
Any vote on healthcare legislation would be determined by Republican leaders when they have enough votes, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said.
Posted: April 24, 2017, 6:34 pm
Sanofi on Monday sued Mylan, accusing the pharmaceutical company of engaging in illegal conduct to squelch competition to its EpiPen allergy treatment
Posted: April 24, 2017, 4:19 pm
This Saturday's March for Science is trying hard to be a nonpartisan event, but some may not see it that way.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 6:37 pm
Increases in the prices of drugs added $8.7 billion to 2016 net income for 28 companies analyzed, accounting for 100 percent of earnings growth last year.
Posted: April 20, 2017, 9:15 pm
The new GOP health bill is just Obamacare with "limited waivers," says Jake Novak.
Posted: April 20, 2017, 3:12 pm
The memo is a mid-April summation of the changes Republicans are negotiating for the new health-care bill.
Posted: April 20, 2017, 1:52 pm
The new plan to repeal and replace Obamacare is an attempt to bridge the gap between the House Freedom Caucus and moderates.
Posted: April 20, 2017, 1:32 pm
An analysis commissioned by pharmacy benefits managers revealed no correlation between drug prices and rebates.
Posted: April 19, 2017, 9:21 pm
Intuitive Surgical said it shipped 133 of its da Vinci surgical systems in the first quarter of 2017.
Posted: April 19, 2017, 8:13 pm
The notorious pharma bro Shkreli denies claims he looted a drug company he founded.
Posted: April 19, 2017, 7:52 pm
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