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Democratic senators want the Justice Department to reveal what it knows about ProPublica’s recent report that HHS Secretary Tom Price’s stock trades were under investigation by former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara before the Trump administration fired him.
Some urologists use March Madness as an opportunity to market vasectomy services, offering men the excuse to sit on the sofa for three days to watch college basketball while they recover.
The Department of Justice is joining a whistleblower lawsuit in a fraud case against UnitedHealth in which damages could top $1 billion.
As Congress and the White House try to strike a bargain on an Obamacare repeal plan, the insurance industry likes what it’s seeing.
The delayed vote injects uncertainty into the health care stock markets while some hospitals put plans on hold until more is known about the changes Republicans have proposed. Meanwhile, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce president urges lawmakers to follow through with repeal efforts.
Republicans and Democrats don’t agree on much these days, but both parties want to keep the health law’s provision to allow adults to stay on their parents’ plan until age 26. But that could be hurting the marketplace’s insurance pools.
The devicemaker modified the scope’s design to reduce the risk of spreading bacteria, but an FDA report shows that five patients treated with the same device were infected. In other patient safety news, a doctor’s new treatment for sepsis holds promise and an ex-compounding pharmacy exec is acquitted of murder allegations, but found guilty of fraud and racketeering in meningitis outbreak case.
Key players in the future of the American Health Care Act put political capital and money on the line to ensure their desired outcome of today’s expected vote.
The Government Accountability Office said it will investigate potential abuses of the orphan drug program, which offers incentives to drugmakers to develop medicines for rare diseases.
The penalty would affect people buying insurance who had a lapse in coverage of more than 63 days over a year. A surcharge of 30 percent would be attached to their premiums for a year.