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Equipment and Services Health Care Providers and Services

  • LifePoint lowered its full-year revenue forecast to $6.43 billion to $6.5 billion from $6.5 billion to $6.6 billion. It also cut its full-year profit forecast to $3.92 per share to $4.20 per share from $4.05 per share to $4.34 per share. However, LifePoint shares were up 1.8 percent at $60.40 in early trading on Tuesday after the company's earnings of 96 cents...

  • LifePoint, which operates 72 hospitals, reported net sales at $1.59 billion- nearly flat versus the year-ago period and missed the average analyst estimate of $1.64 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Net income attributable to LifePoint Health rose to $42.5 million, or $1.03 per share, in the second quarter, from $16.9 million, or 38 cents per share, a...

  • Net income attributable to LifePoint Health rose to $42.5 million, or $1.03 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $16.9 million, or 38 cents per share, a year earlier. Net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2016, included a non-operating loss of $22 million for debt transaction costs. Net sales in the reported quarter were mostly flat at $1.59 billion,...

  • Net income attributable to LifePoint Health rose to $42.5 million, or $1.03 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $16.9 million, or 38 cents per share, a year earlier. Net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2016, included a non-operating loss of $22 million for debt transaction costs. Net sales in the reported quarter were mostly flat at $1.59 billion,...

  • NEW YORK, July 31- Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co said on Monday it would favor drugmaker Mylan Inc's versions of the EpiPen lifesaving allergy treatment over the allergy auto-injectors of other companies. By excluding drugs from its coverage list, Express Scripts said it has been better able to negotiate lower prices from drugmakers,...

  • July 25- Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co said on Tuesday that a new contract with biggest customer Anthem Inc would be on terms significantly less favorable for the company. Express Scripts spokesman Brian Henry said that the company is no more or less bearish than when it made its regulatory disclosures last quarter.

  • July 25- Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co said on Tuesday that a new contract with biggest customer Anthem Inc would be on terms significantly less favorable for the company. Express Scripts said the Anthem contract generated about 19 percent of total consolidated revenues for the quarter ended June 30. The company forecast a...

  • *Lowers FY EPS forecast to $7.00- $7.30 from $7.20- $7.60. President Donald Trump made a last-ditch plea on Monday to U.S. Senate Republicans to "do the right thing" and fulfill campaign promises to repeal and replace Obamacare. The Senate will vote on Tuesday on whether to open debate on an overhaul of the law.

  • President Donald Trump made a last-ditch plea on Monday to U.S. Senate Republicans to "do the right thing" and fulfill campaign promises to repeal and replace Obamacare. Net income attributable came in at $657 million, or $1.75 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, compared with $658 million, or $1.65 per share, a year earlier. Mizuho Securities USA analyst...

  • President Donald Trump made a last-ditch plea on Monday to U.S. Senate Republicans to "do the right thing" and fulfill campaign promises to repeal and replace Obamacare. The Senate will vote on Tuesday whether to open debate on an overhaul of the law. Net income attributable came in at $657 million, or $1.75 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, compared with...

  • Net income attributable came in at $657 million, or $1.75 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, compared with $658 million, or $1.65 per share, a year earlier. On Monday, President Trump made a last-ditch plea to U.S. Senate Republicans to "do the right thing" and fulfill campaign promises to repeal and replace Obamacare. The Senate will vote on Tuesday whether...

  • EPS forecast to $4.70- $5.06. The results come a week after President Donald Trump and Republicans revised attempts to dismantle former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, collapsed in the U.S. Senate. On Monday, President Trump made a last-ditch plea to U.S. Senate Republicans to "do the right thing" and fulfill campaign...

  • CHICAGO, July 21- U.S. healthcare landlord Quality Care Properties Inc said on Friday that it can seek receivership for the country's second-largest nursing home chain, HCR ManorCare, after it failed to make a $79.6 million payment for current and past rent. HCR ManorCare spokeswoman Julie Beckert declined to comment on the threat of receivership.

  • Representatives speak with customers at a UnitedHealthcare store in Queens, New York.

    UnitedHealth, the largest U.S. health insurer, reported a 30 percent rise in quarterly profit, driven by growth across its businesses.

  • Bay Minette, Alabama, July 18- Dr. Nicole Arthur, a family practice physician, was trained to avoid Cesarean deliveries in child-birth, unless medically necessary, because surgery increases risks and recovery time. But she has adjusted her approach since arriving last year at the 70- bed North Baldwin Infirmary in rural, southern Alabama.

  • Bay Minette, Alabama, July 18- Dr. Nicole Arthur, a family practice physician, was trained to avoid Cesarean deliveries in child-birth, unless medically necessary, because surgery increases risks and recovery time. But she has adjusted her approach since arriving last year at the 70- bed North Baldwin Infirmary in rural, southern Alabama.

  • Protesters against the US Senate Republicans' healthcare bill hold a rally outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, June 28, 2017.

    The U.S. has a greater divide between health care between the rich and the poor than 10 other countries, according to a new Commonwealth Fund study.

  • Dr. Toby Cosgrove

    The Senate's bill could thin hospitals' margins and wouldn't tackle major issues in health care, said Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove.

  • Police forcibly remove disabled protesters from Capitol Hill

    Police carried away demonstrators from outside Sen. Mitch McConnell's Capitol Hill office Thursday after the release of the Senate's health-care reform bill.

  • June 19- Scientific instruments maker PerkinElmer Inc said on Monday it would buy Germany's Euroimmun Medical Laboratory Diagnostics AG for about $1.3 billion in cash. The acquisition is expected to add about $0.28 to $0.30 per share to PerkinElmer's 2018 adjusted earnings. PerkinElmer also reaffirmed its 2017 revenue and earnings per share guidance.