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By Modern Physician | July 31, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
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House authorizes Obamacare lawsuit
By Paul Demko | July 30, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The House passed a resolution Wednesday authorizing a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama's constitutional authority to delay the employer mandate in the federal healthcare reform law. The measure was adopted on a 225-201 largely party-line vote.
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MedAssets sees revenue, net income rise
By Jaimy Lee | July 30, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
MedAssets, an Alpharetta, Ga.-based group purchasing organization and healthcare services company, reported small second-quarter increases in revenue and net income despite a decline in net administrative fees for its GPO.
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EHealth aims for larger share of subsidized insurance market
By Paul Demko | July 30, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Online brokerage eHealth is planning to be much more active in signing up individuals for coverage who qualify for subsidies during the 2015 open-enrollment period, company officials said during a call with investors Wednesday.
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J&J withdraws fibroid treatment device from market
By Associated Press | July 30, 2014
Johnson & Johnson is asking surgeons not to use a line of devices for removing growths from the uterus amid regulators' growing concern that the electronic surgical tools raise the risk of spreading cancer to other parts of the body.
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Generic drugs, low enrollment dampened Medicare Part D spending: CBO
By Bob Herman | July 30, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The cost of Medicare Part D, the federal prescription drug program, has been far lower than originally predicted, new data from the Congressional Budget Office show. A massive slowdown in drug spending growth and low participation in the program have played the biggest roles.
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Frosty temps deadlier than heatwaves, CDC says
By Steven Ross Johnson | July 30, 2014
Exposure to cold temperatures kills twice as many people annually as excessive heat does, according to a new government report that found deaths that occurred as a result of extreme weather events such as heat waves, floods, tornadoes and hurricanes were still rare when compared with one that is...
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House approves VA healthcare overhaul
By Associated Press | July 30, 2014
The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to refurbish the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' healthcare.
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