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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

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

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: foxnewsSep 21st, 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

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

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

"Broken" economics for preschool workers, child care sector

A dire workforce crisis in a booming U.S. economy is prompting the child care industry to turn to business tactics more closely resembling Wall Street than "Sesame Street.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 8th, 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

Warren Buffett on health care, taxes and the US economy

Read full story for latest details......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 4th, 2018

Hedge Funds’ Shift to Health Care May Be a Hedge Too Far

The switch from tech seems premature in an economy that’s still growing......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 30th, 2018

Report says region could see billions more in health care costs from climate change

Increased pathogens, air pollution and more heat waves causing billions of dollars in health care expenses are in store for the Sacramento region, according to the latest edition of the California Climate Change Assessment. The fourth edition of t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 29th, 2018

Despite strong economy, many Americans struggling to make ends meet

About 40 percent of American families struggled to meet at least one of their basic needs last year, including paying for food, health care or.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 28th, 2018

Despite strong economy, many Americans struggling to get by

Despite a strong economy, about 40 percent of American families struggled to meet at least one of their basic needs last year, including paying for food, health care, housing or utilities......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 28th, 2018