PharmaAGs Urge Federal Action on PBM 'Abuses'
A bipartisan coalition of 39 AGs wants Congress and the FTC 'to ensure fulsome regulation of PBMs nationwide.'
StrategyCEO POV: Local Ownership vs Private Equity
How do you balance financial priorities with quality patient care?
PayerIn California, Faceoff Between Major Insurer and Health System Shows Hazards of Consolidation
A KFF analysis found widespread evidence that consolidation of health providers leads to higher healthcare prices for private insurance.
PharmaPatients See First Savings From Biden's Drug Price Push, as Pharma Lines Up Its Lawyers
The law represents the most significant overhaul for the U.S. drug marketplace in decades.
FinanceHow Did Tenet Healthcare's Net Income Soar 139%?
Tenet beat Wall Street expectations by a hefty amount in the fourth quarter of 2023.
PayerStates Target Health Insurers' 'Prior Authorization' Red Tape
Last year, lawmakers in 29 states and Washington, D.C., considered some 90 bills to limit prior authorization requirements.
FinanceA Permanent Margin Reset? What CFOs Need to Know
The financial outlook for not-for-profit hospitals and health systems is once again under scrutiny.
FinanceIs Humana Likely to Take Another Financial Hit?
This time, CMS is to blame for upsetting Humana's funding expectations for 2025.
FinanceHumana's Earnings Report: How MA is Draining Payers Too
Hospitals and health systems aren't the only ones dealing with revenue loss from Medicare Advantage (MA).
PharmaHHS Opens Drug Price Dickering
With newfound authority granted by the IRA, HHS bids on 10 drugs selected for the first round of negotiations.
PharmaThe FTC Is Attacking Drugmakers' 'Patent Thickets'
Regulators say drugmakers illegitimately use the patents to prevent competitors from offering cheaper generics.
FinanceA Wage Increase Bill is Delayed, But The CFO's Need to Budget For It is Not
CFOs know they need to be ten steps ahead, so even though there's a delay in CA's mandated wage increase,...