Cigna To Spend About $52 Billion For Express ScriptsThe insurer Cigna will spend about $52 billion to acquire the nation's biggest pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, the latest in a string of proposed tie-ups as health care's bill payers attempt to get a grip on rising costs.
Profiling Candidates In The 32nd Congressional District: Brett ShippBrett Shipp made headlines late last year when he suddenly resigned from the news reporting job that made him a household name, and announced that he was running for Congress.
Profiling Candidates In The 32nd Congressional District: Ed MeierYou may not know Ed Meier, but chances are you've seen his ads for his primary campaign. He has raised more than $800,000, nearly as much money raised by the other six Democrats combined.
Work Requirements May Prompt More States To Expand MedicaidConservative state lawmakers who have resisted expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act are re-thinking that stance now that the Trump administration is allowing work requirements for low-income recipients.
Jimmy Kimmel's Baby Son Has Successful Second Heart SurgeryJimmy Kimmel's 7-month-old son, whose heart condition has made the late night host an unlikely player in American politics, had a successful second round of surgery on Monday.
With Time Running Out, Some Consumers Find Free Health InsuranceInsurance brokers say consumers are getting the word that government-subsidized health plans are widely available next year for no monthly premium or little cost.
A Look At The Winners And Losers Of The Top U.S. RacesDemocrats swept Virginia and New Jersey's governor's races, incumbents came out on top in several big-city mayoral races and voters in Maine said they wanted to join 31 other states in expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Health Care Enrollment Counselors Facing Stiff ChallengesIt's not easy being an advocate for the Affordable Care Act right now. The Trump administration has taken numerous steps to undermine the law, and many states are doing little to promote coverage as health insurance open enrollment begins.
Health Law Sign-Ups Start, Some See A 'Hostile Takeover'It's sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration isn't making it easy -- cutting the enrollment period in half, slashing advertising and dialing back on counselors who help consumers get through the process.
Study: Premiums For Popular ACA Plan Up By 34 PercentPremiums for the most popular "Obamacare" plans are going up an average of 34 percent. That's according to a study that confirms dire predictions about the impact of political turmoil on consumers.
Trump To Halt Subsidies To Health InsurersThe White House says in a statement that the Department of Health and Human Services has determined there is no appropriation for cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers under the Obamacare law.
Birth Control: President Trump Expands Opt-Out For Workplace InsuranceThe Trump administration is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women for religious and moral reasons.