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Pfizer to raise U.S. drug prices in January after previously backing down

Nov 17, 2018 , Reuters
Pfizer Inc said on Friday that it plans to hike U.S. prices on 41 of its medicines in January, after walking back its previous planned price increases this summer under pressure from President Donald Trump....
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Medicare Advantage Plans Have Beneficial Aspects To Them, But There Are Lots Of Red Lights To Heed

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Signing up for a new Medicare plan can be confusing. Here are some things to watch out for....
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Medicare Part D Changes: Empowering The Plan, Not Necessarily The Beneficiary

Nov 16, 2018 , Forbes
A slew of measures have been put forward that empower Medicare Part D plans, whether stand-alone or Medicare Advantage. They don't, however, necessarily empower the Medicare...
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Billions Are Being Spent To Protect Students From School Shootings. Does Any Of The Measures Work?

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Even though school security is a booming industry, The Washington Post surveyed schools that have had shootings and only one school suggested that any kind of safety technology might have made a difference. Many had robust security plans already in place but still couldn’t stop the incidents. The response is backed up by a federally funded study that cautioned about the effectiveness of school security technology. Meanwhile, a look at how doctors and nurses deal with the trauma of gun...
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How insurers can speed up adoption of evidence-based care

Nov 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Research by the Alliance of Community Health Plans revealed five best practices for health plans that want to influence and support physicians in the exam...
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Juul to eliminate social media accounts, stop retail sales of flavors

Nov 14, 2018 , CNN Health
The CEO of e-cigarette maker Juul announced plans Tuesday to eliminate some of its social media accounts and halt most retail sales of flavor products as part of a plan to restrict access to minors. The plan came in response to the US Food and Drug Administration's September announcement that it would investigate major e-cigarette makers and review their sales and marketing practices....
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Blu e-cigarette maker plans to restrict online sales amid FDA crackdown on teen use

Nov 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
Fontem Ventures, a unit of tobacco company Imperial Brands, says it will raise the minimum age requirements to buy nicotine pods on its website to 21 regardless of where consumers are shopping....
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Express Scripts offers new formulary for lower list-price drugs

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
Express Scripts Holding Co on Tuesday announced a new drug reimbursement list with lower U.S. prices for brand-name medications, as a way to encourage drugmakers to move away from paying rebates after a prescription is filled. The manager of prescription drug benefits for large corporate employers and government health plans said its new National Preferred Flex Formulary will be available as of Jan. 1 to all clients....
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Oscar sues Florida Blue over alleged anticompetitive broker scheme

Nov 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Insurance startup Oscar Health is suing Florida's Blue Cross and Blue Shield affiliate for allegedly prohibiting insurance brokers who sell Florida Blue individual plans from selling competing insurers'...
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Medicare Costs Drop As Humana Shifts Doctors To Value-Based Models

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
Medical costs were 15.6% lower for seniors enrolled in Humana Medicare Advantage plans that paid physicians via value-based models last year, the insurer...
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Short-Term Insurance Plans Offer A Much-Needed Escape From Obamacare

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
Consumers should be free to choose the health plans that best meet their own financial and health needs. For millions of Americans, that means affordable, no-frills short-term...
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Neurocognitive rehabilitation company MindMaze acquires Neuro Motor Innovations Corporation

Nov 14, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
MindMaze said that it plans to continue development of NMI's gamified therapy for cognitive and motor capability...
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CMS plans to overturn Medicaid ban on mental health facility pay

Nov 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
States may soon have a new waiver option to use federal funds to pay for Medicaid beneficiaries' treatment at inpatient mental health facilities. The CMS has had a ban on reimbursing those providers for...
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Threat of a looming ban on menthol cigarettes weighs on tobacco stocks

Nov 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb plans to announce this week the agency will move forward with a ban on menthol cigarettes, senior FDA officials told CNBC last...
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NYU to establish Long Island medical school at Winthrop

Nov 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New York University plans to establish a medical school on the campus of NYU Winthrop in Mineola on Long Island, which will be focused on educating primary-care...
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Early association health plans defy fears, offer comprehensive benefits

Nov 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The early association health plans being formed under a Trump administration rule finalized in June claim to comply with Affordable Care Act rules, yet still deliver lower premiums than comparable ACA exchange...
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FDA plans to launch new restrictions on e-cigarette flavors

Nov 10, 2018 , CNN Health
Taking on epidemic levels of teen e-cigarette use, the US Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce new restrictions on the sale of e-cigarette products....
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Medicare To Test Out Philosophy That Simple Help In Patients’ Homes Can Have Meaningful Impact On Well-Being

Nov 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Medicare Advantage plans to offer a host of new benefits next year, such as transportation to medical appointments, home-delivered meals, wheelchair ramps, bathroom grab bars and air conditioners for asthma...
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Walmart gets an early start on its Black Friday deals

Nov 10, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walmart plans to officially launch its Black Friday deals online at 10 p.m. EST on Nov. 21 — its earliest online kickoff to date. Read More...
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FDA plans to restrict flavored e-cigarette sales, ban menthol cigarettes from market

Nov 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Food and Drug Administration plans to limit sales of some flavored e-cigarettes to vape shops and move forward with a ban on menthol cigarettes, according to senior agency...
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