Healthcare Economics & Policy

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Hospitals are inching toward reducing costs, but they are far from meeting the goals of executives…
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With strong earnings for the quarter, UnitedHealth Group executives were bullish on the healthcare…
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The savings opportunity for the hospital supply chain has jumped to $25.4 billion per year, meaning…
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Officials in New York state are reportedly considering blocking part of the ongoing merger between…
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The Connecticut Insurance Department has approved CVS Health’s multibillion dollar merger with…
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With CVS Health on the brink of acquiring health insurer Aetna, Walgreens wants to revamp its image…
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The Affordable Care Act has helped launch healthcare stocks into the stratosphere over the last…
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Devoted Health, a new Medicare Advantage plan, has officially launched after securing $300 million…
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Mergers and acquisition activity among hospitals and health systems is showing signs of a slowdown…
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Athenahealth, a network-enabled services company for hospitals and ambulatory clients, has bids…
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Private equity firm KKR has completed its acquisition of Envision Healthcare Corporation for a deal…
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The national uninsured rate in the U.S. has risen nearly 3 percent over the past two years,…