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Health insurer Humana slashed its first-quarter earnings forecast by nearly half Wednesday based on new projections for its Medicare plans for the elderly that provide prescription drug coverage.
The 110th session of the U.S. Congress opens in less that one week--and the Democrats are back in power in both the house and senate. One of their stated goals is making health care more affordable for Americans. But is that good news or bad news for HMOs? And either way--which healthcare stocks should investors look at?