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Health Insurers Seek Hefty Rate Boosts - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Health Insurers Seek Hefty Rate Boosts
Wall Street Journal
Major insurers in some states are proposing hefty rate boosts for plans sold under the federal health law, setting the stage for an intense debate this summer over the law's impact. In New Mexico, market leader Health Care Service Corp. is asking for ...
Millions exposed by latest health insurer hackBBC News
Health Insurer CareFirst Latest Hack VictimThe Consumerist
Health insurer CareFirst reveals cyberattack affecting 1.1 millionCIO
CRN
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CVS Health Agrees to Buy Omnicare in $12.7 Billion Deal - New York Times

New York Times

CVS Health Agrees to Buy Omnicare in $12.7 Billion Deal
New York Times
As the American population gets older, pharmacies and other health care providers are increasingly positioning themselves to capitalize and serve the needs of this demographic. This group often needs drugs for chronic conditions like diabetes and heart ...
CVS wagers billions on health care endeavorPhilly.com
CVS Health is buying Omnicare in $12.7 billion mega-dealBusiness Insider
CVS buys Omnicare for $12.7B to expand senior care businessUSA TODAY
Bidness ETC
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Ignoring the Penalty for Not Buying Health Insurance - New York Times

New York Times

Ignoring the Penalty for Not Buying Health Insurance
New York Times
Obamacare's big stick doesn't seem to be scaring many people into buying health insurance. The health law includes many inducements for people to obtain health insurance — including free Medicaid coverage for many low-income Americans and ...

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Wearables are sexy, but the smart money in health startups is elsewhere - Quartz

Quartz

Wearables are sexy, but the smart money in health startups is elsewhere
Quartz
The world of digital health is exploding. Hundreds of new startups have sprung up, and the venture capital to support them is growing rapidly. And it has outdone growth (slide 5) in venture funding in general, as well in the biotech, software, or the ...


Health Care Transparency Should Be About Strategy, Not Marketing - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

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Health Care Transparency Should Be About Strategy, Not Marketing
blogs.hbr.org (blog)
Health care organizations need to re-think their concept of strategy to thrive in a marketplace driven by competition on value – how well they improve patient outcomes and reduce costs. That re-thinking begins with clarifying what the organizations are ...


Nepal earthquakes: How medics race to avert a health crisis - CNN

CNN

Nepal earthquakes: How medics race to avert a health crisis
CNN
"The first priority is immediate medical services for trauma care, surgeries and wounds [such as] broken bones, spinal injuries and head injuries," says Jesse Hartness, director of Emergency Health and Nutrition at Save the Children, whose Nepal-based ...

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CEO Ignagni leaving America's Health Insurance Plans - Politico

Politico

CEO Ignagni leaving America's Health Insurance Plans
Politico
Burwell will decide whether people in states using the federal health exchange can keep getting government subsidies to buy insurance, or whether the financial assistance should only be allowed in states running their own Obamacare markets. A defeat ...
Top health insurance lobbyist steps downThe Hill

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May Is Mental Health Awareness Month -- Here's Why Companies Should Care - Forbes

Forbes

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month -- Here's Why Companies Should Care
Forbes
Most people spend the majority of their waking hours working. During those long hours, the office setting either promotes good mental health or contributes to poor emotional well-being. Despite the large role that office culture plays in employee well ...
Event at Main Street Square brings awareness to mental healthKEVN Black Hills Fox
May is National Mental Health Awareness MonthWDTV
Severe Mental Illness Found to Drop in Young, Defying PerceptionsNew York Times
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Hedge Funds Keep Betting Big On Health Care - Forbes

Forbes

Hedge Funds Keep Betting Big On Health Care
Forbes
In recent years, some of the most prominent hedge fund victories have been all about health care. Larry Robbins, the billionaire founder of Glenview Capital Management, has generated excellent performance in the last two years by allocating a big chunk ...

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Many Insured Americans Can't Afford Health Care - Newsweek

Newsweek

Many Insured Americans Can't Afford Health Care
Newsweek
This is the case even for many patients who have health insurance. A report released this week by the Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation that conducts independent research on health and social issues, finds that even though more Americans now ...
Study: Quarter of US adults with health coverage underinsuredSTLtoday.com
Health Care: Underinsured Population Doubled In 10 Years; 31 Million Not ...Headlines & Global News

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