Tina Reed

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Name: Tina Reed
Date registered: June 23, 2018
URL: http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/rss/xml

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  1. Senate passes massive opioid package, bill to ban gag clauses — September 17, 2018
  2. CVS’ Larry Merlo defends rebates, touts pending Aetna deal at Morgan Stanley conference — September 13, 2018
  3. With $200M investment, cancer practices launch startup OneOncology to help doctors keep independence — September 10, 2018
  4. A year after Hurricane Irma, watchdog addresses nursing home preparedness concerns — September 6, 2018
  5. Hospital groups renew 340B fight with HHS lawsuit — September 5, 2018

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Senate passes massive opioid package, bill to ban gag clauses

The opioid package will now head to reconciliation with the House of Representatives before advancing for the president’s signature. The Senate also passed a measure aimed at addressing high drug prices by banning contract clauses that stop pharmacists…

CVS’ Larry Merlo defends rebates, touts pending Aetna deal at Morgan Stanley conference

With the Trump administration’s focus on curbing high prescription costs, drug rebates negotiated by pharmacy benefit managers have become a popular whipping boy. But CVS CEO Larry Merlo said he doesn’t foresee either going away anytime soon.

With $200M investment, cancer practices launch startup OneOncology to help doctors keep independence

With a dedicated EHR platform through Flatiron Health, three large cancer practices are partnering to create economies of scale and push back against consolidation by pulling together more than 200 oncology providers at more than 100 care locations.

A year after Hurricane Irma, watchdog addresses nursing home preparedness concerns

Despite enhanced guidance from CMS, nursing homes hit by disaster often struggle to execute emergency plans and protect residents, according to testimony from the HHS Office of Inspector General to lawmakers last week. 

Hospital groups renew 340B fight with HHS lawsuit

Several hospital groups, including the American Hospital Association, refiled a lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services over cuts to the 340B drug discount program.

Hospitals are the ones marking up drug prices, new PhRMA report says

The drug industry continued its campaign to spread the blame for high prescription drug prices with its latest commissioned analysis and ad spots aimed at explaining the role other players in the system have in influencing prices.

Analysis: Uneven blows to dialysis industry expected in wake of California legislation

The legislation, which would cap profits on dialysis clinics affiliated with charities, has been highly contested by the industry.

Pre-existing conditions vary widely between metropolitan areas, report says

A new map from the Kaiser Family Foundation shows the wide variability of pre-existing conditions and the potential impact that healthcare protections could have on metropolitan regions around the U.S.

It’s not just Amazon: Employers are turning ‘activist’ when it comes to healthcare

While Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway have grabbed the headlines in recent months to become the employers to finally disrupt healthcare, experts say their partnership is just one example in a broader groundswell of large employers taking a mor…

Employers are offering more cancer benefits. Here’s an important key to making sure employees use them

With more cancer benefits available to their employees than ever, employers need to consider how they assist their workers through the maze after a cancer diagnosis. That starts with introducing benefits vendors to each other to make sure they are prov…

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