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  • April 24- Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co said Anthem Inc, its biggest customer and one that has sued the company over claims of being overcharged, was unlikely to renew its contract after it ends in 2019.. "While the headline that Anthem is leaving Express Scripts is in of itself not surprising, the timing is highly unexpected," Evercore ISI...

  • April 24- Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co said on Monday its PBM contract with major customer Anthem Inc was unlikely to be extended following its expiration in late 2019.. Shares of the largest U.S. pharmacy benefit manager fell about 15 percent to $57.50 after the bell. Last month, a federal judge dismissed two of the six counterclaims that...

  • April 24- Express Scripts Holding Co, the largest pharmacy benefit manager in the United States, said health insurer Anthem Inc was unlikely to renew its contract with the company. Express Scripts' contract with Anthem expires in December 2019. "It is difficult for us to understand why Anthem has not recognized the potential value which could be brought forth by...

  • Chris Sununu on Friday called for additional beds at the state psychiatric hospital as part of a larger effort to re-engineer New Hampshire's mental health system. Sununu spoke to reporters after touring the emergency department at Concord Hospital, which is frequently full of patients waiting to be admitted to New Hampshire Hospital for inpatient...

  • PITTSBURGH— Another lawsuit has been filed against a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital, blaming linens for causing the mold-related death of a leukemia patient. Thursday's lawsuit says Katherine Landman's October 2015 death is the seventh at a UPMC hospital caused by linens provided by Paris Cleaners. The other deaths occurred at UPMC...

  • April 20- Doctors have struggled for years to deliver medication effectively to the inner ear, but two companies are vying to be first to introduce new treatments which, if successful, could together chalk up some $800 million in peak sales. Darius Kohan, chief of otology/neurotology at New York- based Lenox Hill Hospital. San Diego- based Otonomy and Swiss biotech...

  • April 18- A Republican senator said on Tuesday he had written to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services raising questions about reports of "troubling conduct" by psychiatric hospital operator Universal Health Services Inc. The inquiry, by Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, raises concerns about reports by BuzzFeed News of low nurse staffing, medication...

  • Francis hospital's problems have advocates promising to push again to expand the state's Medicaid program under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law. Brownback and a local hospital board member said expanding Medicaid, which provides coverage for the poor, disabled and elderly, would not save St. Francis would be a stronger hospital...

  • Cook County Health& Hospitals System, which handles more than 1 million patient visits in the Chicago area every year, has seen a significant financial boost from the Affordable Care Act. The federal law— whose future is up in the air— expanded the Medicaid program for the poor, giving most of the system's patients coverage for the first time in its 180- year history.

  • April 13- Last year, the Henry County Health Center in Iowa started providing patients with a cost estimate along with pre-surgery medical advice. Henry County is one of hundreds of U.S. hospitals trying to cope with an unexpected consequence of the Affordable Care Act of 2010, known as Obamacare: millions more Americans have health insurance, but it requires...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— A national survey shows New Jersey hospitals have improved the quality of care over the last year. The Leapfrog Group's hospital report card released Wednesday ranks New Jersey as 15th best for protecting patients from harm. Maine, Hawaii, Oregon, Wisconsin and Idaho made up the Top 5..

  • David Dao, issued a statement late on Tuesday confirming his identity and saying that he and his family were "focused only on Dr. Dao's medical care and treatment "in a Chicago hospital. The U.S. Department of Transportation launched an inquiry into the incident, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called for new rules to curb the airline practice of...

  • This happy relationship blossomed more than a decade ago, when Sage funded a study at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago to test the efficacy of the companys new antibacterial wipes on hospital patients. Since then, Sage has provided funding and millions of dollars in wipes for studies by Weinstein and his colleagues. Relationships like the one between...

  • NEW YORK, April 4- Shares of U.S. hospital operators dropped on Tuesday as Republicans sought to revive plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that has benefited the companies. Top White House officials met moderate and conservative Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday in an effort to revive a plan to repeal and replace the 2010 health...

  • NEW YORK, April 4- Shares of U.S. hospital operators dropped on Tuesday as Republicans sought to revive plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that has benefited the companies. Top White House officials met moderate and conservative Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday in an effort to revive a plan to repeal and replace the 2010 health...

  • NEW YORK, April 4- Shares of U.S. hospital operators dropped on Tuesday as Republicans sought to revive plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that has benefited the companies. Top White House officials met moderate and conservative Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday in an effort to revive a plan to repeal and replace the 2010 health...

  • NEW YORK, April 4- Shares of U.S. hospital operators dropped on Tuesday as Republicans sought to revive plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that has benefited the companies. Top White House officials met moderate and conservative Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday in an effort to revive a plan to repeal and replace the 2010 health...

  • NEW YORK, April 4- Shares of U.S. hospital operators dropped on Tuesday as Republicans sought to revive plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that has benefited the companies. Top White House officials met moderate and conservative Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday in an effort to revive a plan to repeal and replace the 2010 health...

  • NEW YORK, April 4- Shares of U.S. hospital operators dropped on Tuesday as Republicans sought to revive plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that has benefited the companies. Top White House officials met moderate and conservative Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday in an effort to revive a plan to repeal and replace the 2010 health...

  • NEW YORK, April 4- Shares of U.S. hospital operators dropped on Tuesday as Republicans sought to revive plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that has benefited the companies. Top White House officials met moderate and conservative Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday in an effort to revive a plan to repeal and replace the 2010 health...