Americans used more health services and spent more on prescription drugs last year, though greater use of cheaper generic drugs helped control spending, a report says.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after overseeing the botched rollout of President Obama's signature health care law, an official says.
Analysis shows that a tiny group of doctors received $3 million or more apiece in Medicare payments -- a threshold that raises federal regulators' eyebrows.
President Obama's health care program signed up more than 7 million people by month's end, he said Tuesday, notching a rare victory after a glitch-filled rollout of the law.
Interest in getting health insurance and avoiding a federal tax penalty drove many Americans to sign up for mandated health coverage by Monday's midnight deadline.
When it comes to medical identity theft, more than your money is in danger: This type of fraud could cost you your life. And it hits millions of Americans every year.
The first yearly sign-up period for Obamacare closes Monday, with early returns suggesting the administration may meet its original projection of 7 million enrollees.
For gay couples, health insurance options run the gamut, mirroring in part the patchwork of state laws governing same-sex marriage that have changed rapidly in recent years.
Americans will get more time to enroll in Obamacare insurance plans if they started the process but were unable to complete it before the March 31 deadline.
A lot of confusion remains about the Affordable Care Act as the March 31 deadline for enrollment approaches. One troubling sector is for people who speak other languages.
As the scourge of malnutrition dies out in developing countries, people are increasingly becoming overweight. Progress in the U.S. on these fronts offers hope.
It's hard enough to plan your own retirement, so what should you do when you discover your parents haven't saved enough for theirs?
There are penalties for late enrollment in Medicare Part B and Part D. You could lose your right to buy Medigap coverage. Tests ordered at your annual checkup may cost you.
Many older Americans fear that a long illness will leave them broke in retirement. The traditional answer was to buy long-term care insurance - but is it still the right one?
The Well-Being Index ranks U.S. cities based on a host of quality-of-life factors, from how often people exercise to optimism. Small cities average better. Here are the best.
The HealthCare.gov website isn't yet equipped to handle appeals by thousands of consumers seeking to correct errors when signing up for the new federal health care law.
If you have decided not to purchase a health insurance plan, you should learn the specifics of the penalty stipulated under the Affordable Care Act.
After a troubled rollout, President Barack Obama's health care overhaul now faces its most personal test: How will it work as people seek care under its new mandates?