Father and son charged in insider trading case

By Associated Press  |  May 15, 2015

An investment banker at a Manhattan firm and his father were charged Thursday with using inside information to earn over $1 million illegally by trading in securities of five healthcare companies.

Teladoc case could turn on high court's antitrust ruling

By Lisa Schencker  |  May 09, 2015

Telemedicine company Teladoc is suing the Texas Medical Board over a new policy that restricts virtual visits in the state. The legal battle is one of the first that could turn on a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling involving antitrust immunity of medical boards.

Hospital CEOs expect ACA subsidies to be upheld

By Michael Sandler  |  May 02, 2015

Healthcare chiefs overwhelmingly predict the U.S. Supreme Court will rule in favor of the government in the King vs. Burwell case, which threatens insurance subsidies in states that don't run their own exchanges, according to results of Modern Healthcare's inaugural CEO Power Panel survey.

Florida Gov. Scott sues HHS over Medicaid dispute

By Virgil Dickson  |  May 02, 2015

Florida Gov. Rick Scott followed through last week on his threat to file a lawsuit alleging HHS is illegally trying to coerce the state into expanding Medicaid eligibility by threatening to end funding for hospitals that care for low-income patients.

Lawsuit alleges Cigna plans discriminate against HIV/AIDS patients

By Lisa Schencker  |  April 28, 2015

Consumer advocates argue that Cigna Corp. health plans illegally force AIDS and HIV patients to either get their prescriptions through the mail or pay high prices. The suit is the latest in a series of disputes involving access to HIV/AIDS drugs under benefit structures that hold down costs.

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