New plea to high court by ACA opponents unlikely to get hearing

By Associated Press  |  October 25, 2015

The conservative Pacific Legal Foundation plans to ask the Supreme Court on Monday to overturn the ACA based on the claim that the Constitution requires all tax-raising bills to originate in the House of Representatives. The lower courts have rejected the argument.

Huron stock plummets on weak sales projections

By Claire Bushey, Crain's Chicago Business  |  October 24, 2015

Huron Consulting's shares plunged more than 25% on Friday after the company announced plans to cut annual revenue projections due to weakened demand and project delays in its health care and legal segments.

Walgreens puts hold on more Theranos centers

By Modern Healthcare  |  October 24, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance has placed a temporary hold on expanding Theranos blood-testing centers after an all-day meeting at the startup company's headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., the Wall Street Journal reported late Friday.

GOP bill would gut health law, halt Planned Parenthood money

By Associated Press  |  October 23, 2015

Republicans pushed legislation toward House passage on Friday that would erase key components of the Affordable Care Act, block federal payments to Planned Parenthood and face a certain veto from President Barack Obama—should it ever reach him.

How Anthem's Vivity venture is faring in Southern Calif. showdown with Kaiser

By Brett Brune  |  October 23, 2015

Anthem Blue Cross in California says its fledgling alliance of providers exceeded its enrollment target and lured more than half its members from Kaiser. But it's still just starting to build the data infrastructure to allow its hospitals and doctors to function as a truly integrated network.

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