Enrollment in the U.S.-funded Medicare plans run by UnitedHealth Group Inc., Humana Inc. and other insurers may rise 50 percent in the next decade rather than declining as predicted earlier, U.S. budget analysts said.
Heidi Heitkamp, a North Dakota Democratic Senate candidate, has been buried by more than 2,000 Republican-sponsored television ads criticizing her for supporting President Barack Obama’s health-care law.
Health-care spending in the U.S. grew at less than half the pre-recession level for the third straight year, as employers shifted more costs to strapped workers and state governments limited payouts for the poor.
Weeks after Newt Gingrich urged reluctant U.S. House Republicans to expand Medicare coverage for prescription drugs, he and some of the highest-paying clients of his health-policy center gained access to President George W. Bush’s bill-signing ceremony turning it into law.
Vowing to repeal President Barack Obama’s landmark 2010 health-care overhaul, congressional Republicans said they will try to use the Supreme Court’s decision today to their advantage in the November election.
MF Global Holdings Ltd. argued in a December 2010 letter to regulators that futures brokers didn’t need tighter restrictions on how they invest client funds. Ten months later, as MF Global filed for bankruptcy, about $1.6 billion in customer accounts was missing.