Public Outraged Over Drug Prices Yet Fears Hampering Innovation

News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical drug pricing. Stat: Americans Want Drug Price Controls, But Worry About Impeding Innovation Although most Americans appear to...
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Amended Maternity Benefit Law Goes A Long Way, But Has A Long Way To...

The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2017, passed by Parliament last week, has made 26 weeks of paid maternity leave mandatory for all women employed...

Health Ministry Notifies Medical Devices Rules

Only 15 categories of medical devices are, at present, regulated as drugs and to that extent, the current regulatory practices in India were not...
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The Department Of Justice Believes United Healthcare Is Defrauding Medicare

United Healthcare, the largest provider of Medicare Advantage (MA plans) services, is being sued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for fraud. To give...
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Insurance Cover For Mental Illness Could Raise Premium Costs

More than 150 million patients with mental illnesses could soon get help with coverage under health insurances, but at a cost — insurers are...
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Support For Health Law Grows, Leaving Republicans In A Bind

Republican members of Congress are at home this week, with many of them getting an earful from anxious constituents about their plans to “repeal...
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A Squeaker In The House Becomes Headache For The Senate: 5 Things To Watch

After weeks of will-they-or-won’t-they tensions, the House managed to pass its GOP replacement for the Affordable Care Act on Thursday by a razor-thin margin....
Trump to lay out healthcare law revamp details in speech to Congress

Trump to lay out healthcare law revamp details in speech to Congress

President Donald Trump said on Sunday he will offer details on how he would like to overhaul President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law in...

‘Massive Confusion’ Abounds For Insurers As GOP Wavers On Obamacare Redo

Premiums for Obamacare plans sold by New Mexico Health Connections could rise as little as 7 percent next year, says Martin Hickey, the insurance...
Kentucky governor and his predecessor are wrestling over the law’s legacy — and both sides claim the state as a case study of the law’s impact.

Kentucky Governors Battle Over Health Law Legacy

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — As Republicans in Congress prepare to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law, Kentucky’s current governor and...