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FDA gives Lupin’s generic Eliquis tentative approval

Dec 12, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The FDA has given tentative clearance for Lupin's generic Eliquis, which had a market value of about $6.4 billion. Read More...
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House Republicans introduce Medicare deregulation bills

Dec 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
House Ways and Means Committee Republicans released a packet of bills to roll back Medicare regulations on hospitals. But the GOP won't steer the committee's legislative priorities next...
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UnitedHealthcare, Envision renew contract after ED billing dispute

Dec 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
UnitedHealthcare and physician staffing company Envision Healthcare have renewed their contract for 2019, resolving a dispute over Envision's ED billing practices that threatened to leave patients on the hook for surprise out-of-network...
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Animal attacks cost us more than $1 billion a year, and they're becoming more common

Dec 12, 2018 , CNN Health
Animal-related injuries lead to health care costs of more than $1 billion a year in the United States, according to a new study -- and they're happening more often....
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Congress to pass children's health home legislation by year-end

Dec 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Congress is considering a revised bill to establish provider-coordinated health homes for chronically ill children during its lame duck session. The U.S. House of Representatives has cut the amount of federal Medicaid money that would fund the...
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When Skynet meets Elizabeth Arden: A beauty start-up sees A.I. as the key to flawless skin

Dec 11, 2018 , CNBC Health
The U.S. skincare market is worth an estimated $7 billion. Yet despite the wealth of products available promising flawless, ageless skin, consumers are frustrated by the low success rate. Start-up Proven Skincare believes it has the...
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House GOP introduces bill to delay Obamacare taxes

Dec 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Republicans of a key House committee introduced a tax package to delay Obamacare taxes that don't expire until next year or...
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Health insurer, employer groups call on Congress to end surprise billing

Dec 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Nine groups representing health insurers, employers and consumers called for federal legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills from out-of-network...
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When Skynet meets Elizabeth Arden: A beauty startup sees A.I. as the key to flawless skin

Dec 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
The U.S. skincare market is worth an estimated $7 billion. Yet despite the wealth of products available promising flawless, ageless skin, consumers are frustrated by the low success rate. Skincare start-up Proven Beauty believes it has the...
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Altria to invest $1.8 billion in cannabis company Cronos Group, exits some e-cig brands

Dec 08, 2018 , CNBC Health
Altria Group says it has agreed to buy a 45 percent stake in leading cannabinoid company Cronos Group for about $1.8 billion, a sign of the new world in which the tobacco company must...
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Fentanyl Billionaire No More: John Kapoor's Net Worth Drops Below $1 Billion

Dec 08, 2018 , Forbes
The founder of embattled fentanyl manufacturer Insys Therapeutics is no longer a...
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Ohio Abortion Heartbeat Bill Stalls In Senate Amid Concerns About Whether It’s Unconstitutional

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The delay means the bill might not pass this year. Similar abortion bans have been found unconstitutional in other states. Legislative news comes out of Georgia and Massachusetts,...
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Shackling Women Prisoners During Childbirth Could Be Outlawed In New Federal Legislation

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A criminal justice bill under consideration by Congress would stop the practice of using handcuffs, ankle chains or shackles on incarcerated women giving birth in a federal facility. News on prison health care also comes out of Ohio, California, Maryland and...
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In Wake Of Opioid Epidemic, Missouri Governor Urges Passage Of Database Monitoring Bill To Identify People At Risk

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Gov. Mike Parson is hopeful his proposal to allow doctors to see patients' records will move ahead next year. Every other state has a state-wide drug monitoring database. Other opioid news focuses on illegal sales of fentanyl, disclosing lobbying efforts and a push for prescription...
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Judge Considers Delaying CVS-Aetna Merger, Citing Potential Anti-Competitive Harms

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
But antitrust experts say it's only possible for the Department of Justice to block the merger. DOJ approved the $70 billion deal in October. Meanwhile, CVS and Aetna are moving ahead with integration plans. Other industry news looks at CVS' new prescription drug-price plans and rising costs of Pitocin and...
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Kroger’s Q3 reports sales decrease amid store revamps

Dec 07, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Kroger’s total sales decreased 0.3% to $27.67 billion, same-store sales — excluding fuel — rose 1.6%, and digital sales grew over 60%. Read More...
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Bayer halts vilaprisan drug trials due to toxicology data

Dec 06, 2018 , Reuters
Bayer said it halted trials testing its experimental uterine fibroids treatment vilaprisan, which it previously expected to generate peak annual sales of more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion), citing the risk of side effects....
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Don't Be Shocked If Big Tobacco Invests In Juul -- Its Founders Have Allowed It Before

Dec 06, 2018 , Forbes
If Marlboro-maker Altria takes a stake in Juul, it wouldn’t be the first time the founders of a company that’s sought to bill itself as a tool for eliminating cigarettes has partnered with Big...
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Dollar General sees sales increase in Q3 results

Dec 05, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The retailer's third-quarter sales increased 8.7% to $6.42 billion, above estimates of $6.39 billion, and saw same-store sales rise to a better-than-expected 2.7%. Read More...
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Want To Get A Gun? This Proposed Law Could Have Police Checking Your Social Media Activity First

Dec 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
New York state Sen. Kevin Parker's bill would require a social media check for those applying for handgun licenses. But free-speech watchdogs and even some gun-control advocates are raising privacy concerns about the...
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