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Oct. 21-26: HCAHPS Changes Coming in Opioid Bill

Oct 20, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Oct. 18—Major legislation, which could be signed into law next week, aims to address the opioid crisis and includes changes to Medicare’s hospital patient survey. ...
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Report Suggests Hospitals Could Save $25.4 Billion By Improving Their Supply Chain Operations

Oct 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Modern Healthcare reports on a new analysis that finds the highest-performing hospitals focus on ways to standardize the use of "physician-preference" items and medications that produce clinically equivalent outcomes at a lower...
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Hospitals have an unrealized $25.4 billion supply chain opportunity

Oct 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospitals could save significant money if they standardize purchasing, analyze data that tie costs to patient outcomes and facilitate collaboration between physicians and administrators, according to a new...
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Warren Buffett is ready to defend NY docs from malpractice

Oct 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New York physicians who are members of the malpractice insurer MLMIC have a new backer as they fight lawsuits from patients: billionaire Warren...
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UnitedHealth Group's Value-Based Care Spend Hits $69 Billion

Oct 18, 2018 , Forbes
UnitedHealth Group says it’s paying almost half of its reimbursements – or $69 billion – via value-based care...
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Devoted Health, a start-up selling health insurance to seniors, is worth $1.8 billion

Oct 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
Devoted Health has nabbed a $1.8 billion valuation from investors, who are pouring money into start-ups focused on Medicare Advantage plans. The space is heating up as the population ages....
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Culture Republick focuses on creating better for you sweets

Oct 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Culture Republick's ice cream contains three billion live active cultures and features artwork designed by emerging artists on its pints. Read More...
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Dollar Tree is reportedly gaining a billionaire investor

Oct 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
According to a report The New York Post, billionaire investor Carl Icahn is accumulating a significant stake in Dollar Tree. Read More...
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China's Changsheng Bio-technology hit by heavy penalties in vaccine scandal

Oct 17, 2018 , Reuters
A unit of China's vaccine maker Changsheng Bio-technology Co Ltd has been hit with penalties totaling 9.1 billion yuan ($1.32 billion) after it was embroiled in a scandal over falsifying data for a rabies vaccine....
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Some Experts Say CVS-Aetna Merger Would Improve Care, While Others Worry It Would Reduce Choices For Patients

Oct 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
No matter the outcome, the massive $69 billion deal between the pharmacy chain and the health insurer will likely transform the health care landscape if it gets final approval from state regulators....
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Lupin gets tentative FDA nod for generic Latuda tablets

Oct 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Lupin has received tentative FDA approval for generic Latuda, which has a market value of about $3.1 billion. Read More...
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CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo doesn't want to leave any 'white space' for Amazon to disrupt

Oct 16, 2018 , CNBC Health
CVS is trying to become a disruptive force itself with its roughly $69 billion acquisition of health insurer...
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Can Bundled Medical Payments Save You Money?

Oct 15, 2018 , Forbes
Bundled payments aim to prevent surprise hospital bills and keep costs down. Here's who's offering them and what the research...
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WBA’s full-year results bring double-digit earnings growth

Oct 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The company reported a sales increase of 11.3% for fiscal year 2018, bringing its revenue to $131.5 billion, with adjusted earnings per share growing 18% to $6.02. Read More...
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State Highlights: Physician Alleges Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Retaliated Against Him For Raising Safety Concerns; Humana Fined By Texas For Out-Of-Network Bills

Oct 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, Washington, Michigan, Maryland, California, Louisiana, Colorado, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Connecticut and...
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ASHP CEO Attends White House Bill Signing On Pharmacy Gag Clause

Oct 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
ASHP CEO Paul W. Abramowitz, Pharm.D., Sc.D. (Hon.), FASHP, today attended a White House ceremony to commemorate the signing of S. 2553 and S. 2554, the “Know the Lowest Price Act” and “Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act,” respectively. The new laws prohibit health plans from restricting pharmac......
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Texas fines Humana for out-of-network anesthesiology bills

Oct 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Humana agreed to pay Texas a $700,000 fine for failing to maintain an adequate number of in-network anesthesiologists at its contracted hospitals in four counties, which led to patients receiving surprise out-of-network...
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HHS shells out more than $2 billion for HIV/AIDS care support

Oct 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The federal government doled out more than $2 billion in fiscal 2018 to support medical and social services for people living with HIV/AIDS. Advocates say the program's success should serve as a model for commitment needed to address the...
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Three hospitals, with a combined market value of $60 billion, brace for Hurricane Michael's fury

Oct 11, 2018 , CNBC Health
As Hurricane Michael rapidly approaches western Florida as a Category 4 storm, some of the nation's largest publicly traded hospital operators are working to mitigate the...
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A Look At Venture Capital Funding For Health Care Companies Reveals Trend Of Fewer But Larger Deals

Oct 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The first three-quarters of this year have seen the rise of so-called unicorns, or health care startups valued at more than $1 billion....
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