District Judge Amos Mazzant in Sherman, Texas stopped the rule from taking effect Friday as planned. The decision is a victory for dialysis providers Fresenius Medical Care, DaVita Inc and U.S. Renal Care Inc, which filed a lawsuit to block the rule last week. The rule, announced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Dec. 14, would require dialysis...
Jan 12- Florida's insurance commissioner is allowing MetLife Inc and Unum Group to boost long-term care premiums, alleviating some financial stress the insurers have been facing from rising medical costs and policyholders living longer. MetLife's Florida subdivisions can increase average monthly premiums by $4 to $44 over the next three years, while two...
Jan 12- The Arizona Attorney General plans to file a lawsuit against Theranos Inc over a "long-running scheme of deceptive acts and misrepresentations" related to the company's blood-testing equipment, according to a state bidding document. Theranos, founded by Elizabeth Holmes in 2003, said last year it would close its clinical labs and Wellness Centers,...
Jan 9- Mars Inc said it would buy VCA Inc for $7.7 billion, cementing the Whiskas and Pedigree pet food maker's position as the largest operator of pet hospitals in the United States. VCA, founded in 1986, operates nearly 800 animal hospitals with 60 diagnostic laboratories in the United States and Canada. Barclays was VCA's financial adviser and Akin Gump...
The U.K. Prime Minister has dismissed a Red Cross claim that her country’s health service is in the grip of a humanitarian crisis.
PARIS/ NEW YORK, Dec 27- France's Sanofi has filed a lawsuit in the United States accusing Novo Nordisk of falsely claiming that Sanofi insulin drugs would no longer be available for many U.S. patients so it could promote its competing drug. The complaint, filed by Sanofi US in U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey on Dec. 23, seeks an order forcing Novo...
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The nation's largest insurer will fund travel and lodging expenses of people who are donating kidneys to customers of UnitedHealthcare.
Walgreens says it will close all 40 Theranos Wellness Centers and will no longer offer any Theranos services at any of its stores.