Employer-based health insurance isn't about to disappear. But its erosion will continue and could eventually reach a tipping point.
President Barack Obama's fiscal 2017 budget will include narrowing the application of the Cadillac tax on high-end health insurance plans.
The administration is looking to preserve the controversial tax that has been delayed for at least two years. It is now set to go into effect in 2020, although some political analysts say it could continue to be delayed indefinitely or dropped entirely.
Republicans failed in their latest futile attempt Tuesday to kill President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, a Groundhog Day vote by the House that was solely an exercise in election-year political messaging.
President Barack Obama will ask Congress for $755 million for cancer research in next year's budget, bringing the total price tag for Vice President Joe Biden's cancer initiative to $1 billion.
The tax-advantaged, employer-based health insurance system, a legacy of World War II wage-and-price controls, is unfair in every way. And that's really where a political discussion about the next steps in healthcare reform ought to start.
New federal requirements aimed at revealing wage inequalities could have significant implications for the healthcare industry, which is made up largely of female workers who historically have been paid less than their male counterparts.
The Texas senator outlined his thoughts on replacing the Affordable Care Act during the most recent primary debate, days before the Iowa caucuses.
The House has postponed votes this coming week — including one on overriding President Barack Obama's healthcare veto — because of the snowstorm that has socked in the U.S. capital.
Former CMS chief Marilyn Tavenner discusses her move to head up America's Health Insurance Plans and the challenges faced by the group's members, which have struggled in the fledgling insurance marketplaces created under the ACA.
A pledge by the world's biggest drug companies to develop new antibiotic drugs as a war to battle “superbug infections” is reviving the debate over what market models might best incentivize manufacturers.
The Obama administration has tapped HHS to help lead the federal coordination of emergency recovery efforts for Flint, Mich.'s contaminated water, the agency said Tuesday.