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In attorney general"s suit against Sutter, stakes are high for health care industry

Attorney General Xavier Becerra's antitrust suit against Sutter Health seeks to bring down the cost of health care throughout Northern California......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

In attorney general"s suit against Sutter, stakes are high for health care industry, Sacramento economy

Attorney General Xavier Becerra's antitrust suit against the Sacramento region's largest private employer seeks to bring down the cost of health care throughout Northern California......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioid bill

Consumer and health care groups say they're trying to block the pharmaceutical industry from commandeering opioid legislation and using it to roll back drugmaker discounts to Medicare beneficiaries with high prescription costs......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews4 hr. 12 min. ago

Cigna-Express Scripts deal is cleared by Justice Department

Antitrust enforcers signed off on Cigna Corp.’s $54 billion takeover of pharmacy-benefit managerExpress Scripts Holding Co., clearing one of two health-care deals that stand to reshape the industry......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 17th, 2018

Republicans may block new attorney general if Sessions is fired: report

There may soon be two high-profile Cabinet positions open in the Trump administration, and filling them could be difficult, according to a new report. Senate .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 12th, 2018

Depoliticize the Martin Act

Democrats in New York will select their party's nominee for attorney general Thursday. Those who care about the state’s economy and legal system deserve a candidate who focuses on serving all New... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 12th, 2018

Real estate and insurance firms tout AG candidate to Jewish voters

A new business-backed political action committee hopes to convince religious Jews that supporting Letitia James for attorney general is a mitzvah. A real estate company and an apparent health... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 12th, 2018

REBNY brass raises cash for Sean Patrick Maloney in AG race

The race for state attorney general certainly has the real estate industry's attention. Sources inform Crain's that Jim Whelan, executive vice president and chief lobbyist for the Real Estate Board... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 12th, 2018

General Atlantic to Invest $200 Million in New Health-Care Services Startup

Private-equity firm General Atlantic has agreed to invest $200 million in a startup that aims to manage independent cancer-treatment clinics, the latest sign investors see opportunity in the health-services sector......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 12th, 2018

Health industry experts fear 'chaos' if Texas judge suspends Affordable Care Act

A federal judge in Texas is weighing a request by 20 states to suspend Obamacare, a move that could lead to chaos, some health industry expe.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 12th, 2018

Attorney general candidate to return donation after reporter’s inquiry

An Oklahoma Native American tribe whose short-term, high-interest loans were banned by the Cuomo administration just gave $10,000 to the frontrunning candidate for state attorney... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 8th, 2018

Trupanion Has Large Opportunity In Growing $1B Pet Insurance Market, Raymond James Says In Bullish Initiation

The health insurance industry has been in flux as the debate over U.S. health care reform rages. That's not the case with insurance for four-legged patients, according to Raymond James.  Latest Rating.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 7th, 2018

U.S. Service-Industry Growth Picked Up in August

A closely watched index of nonmanufacturing activity rose last month the Institute for Supply Management said, indicating service industries such as health care and retail are still in good shape......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 6th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: CVS-Aetna, Cigna-Express Scripts mergers close to Justice Department approval

Justice Department antitrust enforcers are preparing to give the green light to two deals in the health-care industry......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 5th, 2018

Justice Department Nearing Antitrust Approval of Health Mergers

Antitrust enforcers are preparing to give the green light to two major deals in the health-care industry, CVS Health’s planned acquisition of health insurer Aetna and Cigna’s planned purchase of Express Scripts......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 5th, 2018

Popular health-care ETF finishes at an all-time high as stock market rallies

A popular exchange-traded fund that tracks the health-care sector finished at its highest level in its history on Friday. The Health.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 24th, 2018

Popular health-care ETF on track to finish at an all-time high as stock market rallies

A popular exchange-traded fund that tracks the health-care sector was set to finish at its highest level in its history on Friday. The Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF was trading 0.4% higher at 91.83, which would put the fund at its high.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 24th, 2018

Columbia health tech firm seeks to double staff, customers next year

Vheda Health aims to help insurers engage their high-cost members — namely Medicare and Medicaid patients with chronic conditions like diabetes or hypertension — and provide them with tools to make sure they are sticking to care plans......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2018

Herbalife distributors claim in $1B suit that events were a sham

Some distributors who claim they were duped by Herbalife's promises they'd get rich selling health and personal care products are suing the company for as much as $1 billion in damages. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 21st, 2018

The New York Post: Noted cardiologist taking up role in Amazon’s health-care push

Maulik Majmudar, M.D., announced on Twitter his move from Mass General to Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 21st, 2018

Herbalife distributors claim in $1B suit events were a sham

Patricia and Jeff Rodgers figured they did everything right to get rich beyond their wildest dreams selling Herbalife health and personal care products......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 21st, 2018