InnovationFor 2020, California Goes Big On Health Care
Healthcare bills and budget initiatives are heavy on ideas and dollars ? and on opposition from powerful industries.
StrategyHHS Unveils Proposed Rule on Drug Importations
Stakeholders will have the next 75 days to comment on the proposed rule, which largely follows an outline HHS provided...
StrategyHouse Passes Pelosi Drug-Pricing Bill
The Lower Drug Costs Now Act is unlikely to advance past the Senate.
FinanceHHS Announces CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid Will Offer HIV Medication for Free
Qualified patients will receive free PrEP medication no later than March 30, 2020, the agency announced.
FinanceGuidance Raised as CVS Revenues Soar to Almost $65B
The company's Q3 revenues were primarily driven by its Aetna acquisition, which received final judicial approval in September.
Foundations Pay $6M to Settle Allegations of Enabling Medicare Kickbacks
Chronic Disease Fund, Inc., and Patient Access Network Foundation allegedly worked with drug makers to funnel money to Medicare patients...
InnovationCleveland Clinic Predicts Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2020
Drug therapies for cardiology, osteoporosis, and peanut allergies hold great potential.
Finance2020 Outpatient Proposals: 5 Rules You Should Know From CMS
Hospital and health system executives should monitor these proposals for provisions that will affect their organizations' operations.
FinanceAllergan Shareholders Approve $63B Abbvie Acquisition
The deal, first announced in June, received near-unanimous approval from the Dublin-based pharmaceutical company's shareholders.
StrategyWhy Novant Health Signed 9 Pharmacies Over to Walgreens
The health system plans to provide more convenient care in co-branded retail clinics, as health systems have done in other...
FinanceLarge Chain Pharmacies Have Lowest Cash Prices for Generics, Less Variation
Consumers might be better off price shopping for generic prescription drugs, according to a new study.
StrategyAvanir Pharmaceuticals to Pay $108M in False Claims Case
The Department of Justice charged the California-based pharmaceuticals company with targeting elderly victims.