St. Francis cleared in rival's $300 million antitrust suit

By Erica Teichert  |  June 12, 2017

A federal appeals court ruled that St. Francis Medical Center's exclusive contracts with commercial insurers did not violate antitrust laws by keeping other Peoria, Ill., hospitals out of their provider networks.

Ex-Valeant and specialty pharmacy execs charged in kickback scheme

By Erica Teichert  |  November 17, 2016

Federal prosecutors on Thursday charged a former Valeant Pharmaceuticals executive and the ex-CEO of a specialty pharmacy for masterminding a multimillion fraud and kickback scheme that promoted the pharmacy's business for their own personal gain.

WellCare caps legal expenses for former execs in fraud case

By Bob Herman  |  November 16, 2016

WellCare Health Plans has entered agreements that cap costly legal expenses for two former top executives convicted of defrauding Medicaid in a case that started nearly a decade ago. The settlements also allow the executives to cash in stock.

Abbott's hellacious deal gets even worse

Abbott's hellacious deal gets even worse

By Joe Cahill, Crain's Chicago Business  |  November 10, 2016

Hostilities are intensifying in the misbegotten matchup of Abbott Laboratories and Alere. The two medical products companies haven't stopped fighting since shortly after Abbott agreed in January to buy Alere for $5.8 billion.


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