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Trump's Tax Cuts Will Boost UnitedHealth's Profits By $1.7 Billion

Jan 17, 2018 , Forbes
Corporate tax cuts will add $1.7 billion to UnitedHealth Group earnings and cash flows in 2018, the company said during its fourth-quarter earnings...
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Congressional Budget Cuts Leave Safety-Net Hospitals Facing Shortfalls

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The hospitals are facing $3.6 billion in federal funding reductions and could be left with other cuts too if Congress doesn't extend some programs that could be affected by the budget stalemate. Also caught up by the congressional inaction is the Children's Health Insurance...
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CMS revives Obama-era critical-access hospital rule

Jan 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS plans to finalize an Obama-era rulemaking that updates the standards that critical-access hospitals have to meet for Medicare reimbursement. The agency estimates that implementing the rule could cost the industry $773 million to $1.1...
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UnitedHealth revenue cracks $200 billion mark

Jan 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
UnitedHealth Group's 2017 revenue surpassed $200 billion, while its profit more than doubled. On top of that, the No. 1 insurer will reap an extra $1.7 billion in 2018 earnings thanks to the Trump administration's tax...
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75% of India's air pollution-related deaths are rural

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Rural Indians, who make up about two-thirds of the country of 1.3 billion people, are disproportionately at risk of breathing polluted air, according to new research....
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Billionaire-owned Hearing Aid Manufacturer's Former Executives On Trial For Embezzlement, Fraud

Jan 15, 2018 , Forbes
Two former executives from America’s largest hearing aid manufacturer, Starkey Hearing Technologies, are set to go on trial this week in Minneapolis on charges of fraud and...
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For now, Australia's plans for cannabis market dominance are more smoke than fire

Jan 14, 2018 , Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - When Australia said this month it would allow exports of medicinal cannabis in a bid to dominate a global market set to be worth $55 billion by 2025, investors scrambled to buy shares in marijuana companies - pushing several of them, and the sector as a whole, to record highs....
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Supervalu’s Q3 shows results of acquisitions on wholesale business

Jan 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Grocery retailer and wholesaler Supervalu has shared the results from its fiscal 2018 third-quarter, which included a boon to its wholesale business in the form of its Unified Grocers acquisition, even as retail sales declined. The Minneapolis-based company’s total continuing operations saw net sales of $3.94 billion — up 31% from $3 billion in the same period last year. Read More...
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Albertsons’ O Organics brand passes $1 billion mark

Jan 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Albertsons has a successful own brand on its hands. Read More...
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5 things to know about Tenet Healthcare's restructuring

Jan 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Tenet Healthcare will continue to shed non-core assets as it tries to reduce a $15 billion debt load. New CEO Ronald Rittenmeyer said his goal is to create a more agile...
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Hard To Swallow? New Digital Pill Raises Personal Privacy Concerns

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new digital pill capable of monitoring whether individuals are taking a prescribed medication. People not taking their medications – especially those with chronic conditions – is a major national health problem that costs about $300 billion a y......
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Asthma in America Carries $82 Billion Price Tag

Jan 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Asthma in America Carries $82 Billion Price TagCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Asthma in America Carries $82 Billion Price Tag

Jan 13, 2018 , WebMD
That figure includes medical expenses and costs associated with work and school absences and...
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CHS' largest investor Chen ups his ante

Jan 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Chinese billionaire Tianqiao Chen has increased his stake in Community Health Systems to 24%, but has not indicated that he or his company, Shanda Group, will take a more active role in the company's...
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Insurers wait on Federal Circuit to determine fate of risk-corridor payments

Jan 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Federal Circuit's ultimate decision on whether the federal government must fulfill risk-corridor payments could affect billions of dollars in unpaid claims. Insurers claim the government legally can't default on its obligation to make...
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Valeant CEO looks to boost performance with seven key products

Jan 10, 2018 , CNBC Health
The CEO cites a $1 billion portfolio of new products as a big driver of potential...
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For Poorer Americans, Stress Brings Worse Health

Jan 09, 2018 , WebMD
In the United States, illnesses and injuries associated with stress are estimated to cost more than $300 billion annually. This includes losses from absenteeism, employee turnover and lost productivity as well as direct legal, medical and insurance fees, the report authors...
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Ablynx soars after rejects Novo Nordisk's $3.1 billion biotech bid

Jan 09, 2018 , Reuters
COPENHAGEN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Denmark's Novo Nordisk, the world's biggest insulin maker, went public with a 2.6 billion euro ($3.1 billion) bid for Belgian biotech group Ablynx on Monday, seeking a new source of growth by bolstering its treatments for rare blood disorders....
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Practice Fusion, once headed for $1.5 billion valuation, ends in 'disappointing' fire sale

Jan 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
Practice Fusion was acquired for less money than it...
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Activist Investors Want Apple To Play Role In Combating Growing Crisis Of Kids’ Smartphone Addictions

Jan 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System control about $2 billion of Apple share, and want Apple to take responsibility for what they see as a public health...
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