Dec 222014
 

The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager has lined up a cheaper price from AbbVie Inc on its newly approved hepatitis C treatment and, in most cases, will no longer cover Gilead Sciences Inc treatments, Express Scripts said on Monday.

Dec 222014
 

  BOSTON (TheStreet) — The exclusive hepatitis C pharmacy deal struck between Express Scripts and AbbVie is a serious, perhaps permanent, blow to the multi-year biotech stock bull market. The power to control drug prices in the U.S. now has shifted firmly to cost-cutting insurance carriers and pharmacy benefit managers. This means biotech companies, especially those facing competition, can't …

Dec 222014
 

By Caroline Humer (Reuters) – The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager has lined up a cheaper price from AbbVie Inc on its newly approved hepatitis C treatment and, in most cases, will no longer cover Gilead Sciences Inc treatments, Express Scripts said on Monday. Express Scripts has opposed the $84,000 pricetag of Gilead Sciences' Sovaldi treatment since it was approved a year ago, saying …

Dec 222014
 

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Dec 222014
 
Charter One's banking group for health-care providers enters Ohio market
Columbus Dispatch
Charter One and its parent, Citizen Financial Group, have expanded the banking group for health-care practices to Ohio. The group serves medical, dental and eye-care practices. It was launched in New England in January 2013. The group can increase …

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Dec 222014
 
Anthem, Inc. to Acquire Simply Healthcare Holdings, Inc.
Business Wire (press release)
INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Simply Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (“Simply Healthcare”), which, through its two subsidiaries, Simply Healthcare Plans, Inc. and …

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Dec 222014
 
Good news on health care in 2014, but we're still spending too much
Yahoo News
The end of the year is always a good time to reflect on what went right and what didn't and to speculate about what might happen in the coming 12 months. So let's take a look at how the U.S. health care system changed in 2014—the first year of close

Dec 222014
 

DesMoinesRegister.com
Obtaining healthcare coverage not easy for all in Iowa
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Obtaining insurance to cover his health care adequately all these years has not been easy, but at least he has had insurance the past year. Other black families in Iowa with low incomes do not, adding to difficulties they face getting health care. A
African-Americans, Latinos struggle with health care accessDesMoinesRegister.com

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Dec 222014
 

Forbes
As Obamacare Boosts Tenet Healthcare, Jeb Bush And Hillary Clinton Win
Forbes
Just five days before Tenet Healthcare THC +1.07% board member and former Florida governor Jeb Bush said last week he would form an exploratory committee to run for President of the United States, the giant hospital operator said it would sponsor a …
Jeb Bush and Tenet Healthcare Corp.American Thinker

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Dec 222014
 

NJ Spotlight
For New Jersey Residents, Healthcare Landscape Saw Significant Shifts in 2014
NJ Spotlight
More New Jerseyans than ever have health insurance as 2014 comes to an end; perhaps the most important change in an eventful year for healthcare in the state. Along with soaring insurance rolls, the state saw a major shift in how it provides long-term …
Medicaid privatization may pose risk to those with complicated health needsMiamiHerald.com

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