1887 Articles Matching "plans"

J&J announces $5 billion share buyback program after report wipes out $50 billion in market value

Dec 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
Johnson & Johnson plans to repurchase $5 billion in shares after the company lost more than $50 billion in market value over two trading days following a scathing news report Friday claiming J&J knew its talc baby powders contained...
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J&J announces $5 billion share buyback after shares extend losses

Dec 18, 2018 , Reuters
Johnson & Johnson said on Monday it plans to buy back up to $5 billion of its stock, after a Reuters report on Friday that the company knew for decades that its Baby Powder contained cancer-causing asbestos wiped about $40 billion from its market value....
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Beaumont to outsource home health, hospice business in joint venture deal

Dec 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Beaumont Health plans to sell as much as 90% of its seven-county home health and hospice business and has created a joint venture called Beaumont Home Health and Hospice LLC with Ohio-based Alternate Solutions Health...
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K Health raises $25M, announces plans to add virtual visits to its AI platform

Dec 18, 2018 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The K app will not only help users better understand their condition, but in 2019 will quickly link them to a licensed virtual care...
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Insurers Forge Ahead With Obamacare Expansion Despite Judge's Ruling

Dec 18, 2018 , Forbes
Centene and Oscar Health – two of the biggest insurers in the Obamacare business – will continue expansion plans despite a Texas federal judge's ruling striking down the Affordable Care...
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Parents, Think Before You Drink This Holiday

Dec 18, 2018 , WebMD
Among parents in a recent study most said they were very likely to make plans for someone to watch their child during the event.But fewer said they were very likely to make plans for someone to take care of their child the day after a night of...
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Judge's Obamacare ruling creates long-term uncertainty

Dec 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A federal judge's ruling invalidating the Affordable Care Act has yet again plunged the industry into an era of uncertainty. But industry groups aren't yet focused on long-term contingency plans as they hope an appeal will save the...
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Judge Strikes Down ACA Putting Law In Legal Peril — Again

Dec 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The case is not expected to have an immediate effect on coverage for people who buy plans on the federal health law marketplaces because the case is likely to go to the Supreme Court – the third time that the justices will decide the fate of the landmark health law....
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Vivante Health bags $6M for digital GI health platform

Dec 14, 2018 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The company looks to sell its chronic health offering to health plans and...
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Blue Cross And Blue Shield Insurers Dealt Significant Legal Blow In Case Over Anti-Competitive Practices

Dec 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The ruling makes it easier for providers and plan members to prove that the plans impede competition by offering insurance coverage in exclusive markets....
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Cleveland Clinic to increase minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020

Dec 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Cleveland Clinic plans to increase its minimum wage for the "overwhelming majority" of its workforce to $15 per hour by 2020, CEO Dr. Tom Mihaljevic announced on...
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Gilfillan to leave Trinity Health in 2019

Dec 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Trinity Health CEO Dr. Richard Gilfillan plans to step down from the helm of the Livonia, Mich.-based system in June 2019. He will be succeeded by Michael Slubowski, who currently serves as Trinity's president and chief operating...
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McDonald's to curb antibiotic use in its beef supply

Dec 12, 2018 , Reuters
McDonald's Corp said on Tuesday it plans to reduce the use of antibiotics in its global beef supply, fueling projections that other restaurants will follow suit....
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UnitedHealth Expands Army Of Concierge Service Navigators

Dec 11, 2018 , Forbes
UnitedHealth Group is expanding its army of navigators to more than 800 for enrollees in Medicare Advantage plans who will use its Navigate4Me...
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Obamacare Doctor Choices Narrow As Insurers Make More Money

Dec 10, 2018 , Forbes
More than 70% of Obamacare plans have narrow doctor networks for 2019, a new study by Avalere Health...
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Why one state that did everything right is still losing ACA exchange enrollment

Dec 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Enrollment in New Jersey's insurance exchange during open enrollment this year trails last year's sign-ups by 14%. That's despite state efforts to enact an individual mandate, implement a reinsurance program and prohibit short-term insurance...
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No-deal Brexit disruption at UK ports could last up to six months: minister

Dec 08, 2018 , Reuters
A no-deal Brexit could cause up to six months of disruption at some ports, a British minister warned on Friday, vowing to prioritise pharmaceuticals as the UK develops contingency plans less than four months before it is due to leave the EU....
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Mallinckrodt to spin off generics business, but to keep options open

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
Mallinckrodt Plc plans to spin off its specialty generics business to shareholders by the second half of 2019, but said it was still open to a sale of the unit....
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Judge Considers Delaying CVS-Aetna Merger, Citing Potential Anti-Competitive Harms

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
But antitrust experts say it's only possible for the Department of Justice to block the merger. DOJ approved the $70 billion deal in October. Meanwhile, CVS and Aetna are moving ahead with integration plans. Other industry news looks at CVS' new prescription drug-price plans and rising costs of Pitocin and...
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Giant Food unveils store expansion, improvement plans

Dec 06, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The retailer announced a $175 million capital investment into expansion and improvement over the next two years, which includes one new store and 24 remodels. Read More...
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