Good News, Bad News In Medicare Trustees Report

As Medicare approaches its 50th anniversary next week, the federal program got some welcome financial news Wednesday: Its giant hospital trust fund will be solvent until 2030, and its long-term outlook has improved, according to a report from the program’s trustees.

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Why Your Urgent Care Bill Might Be Huge

Sallyann Johnson considers herself a pretty savvy health care consumer.

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HHS Pushes States To Negotiate Lower Obamacare Rates

Some analysts who have looked at health insurers’ proposed premiums for next year predict major increases for policies sold on state and federal health exchanges.

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Anthem Nears Deal to Acquire Cigna for $48 Billion

Anthem Inc. is nearing a deal to buy Cigna Corp. for more than $48 billion in a transaction that, alongside another recent proposed tie-up of rivals, would reduce the number of companies atop the U.S. health-insurance industry to three from five.

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Surprise! That Urgent Care Center May Send You A Big Bill (Just Like The ER)

Sallyann Johnson considers herself a pretty savvy health care consumer. When she fell and injured her hands and wrists, she didn’t head for an expensive emergency room, choosing an urgent care clinic near her Milwaukee home instead.

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UCLA Hack Q&A: What You Need to Know

Up to 4.5 million people may have had their medical information stolen in a recent cyberattack on the UCLA Health System.

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