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McKesson accused of skimming profit, harming patients

McKesson accused of skimming profit, harming patients

By Alex Kacik  |  April 04, 2018

Omni Healthcare is suing the wholesale drug distributor McKesson on behalf of the federal government and 30 states for allegedly repackaging cancer drugs from single-use vials, leading to fraudulent payments and serious infections.

Editorial: Tax reform is going nowhere

Editorial: Tax reform is going nowhere

By Merrill Goozner  |  August 07, 2017

In a rational political environment, there's a strong argument for tax reform—the next item on President Donald Trump's agenda. But we don't live in such an environment. Cutting taxes when the economy is near full employment will do nothing more than blow a massive hole in the federal budget.

McKesson, Change Healthcare get antitrust clearance for IT deal

McKesson, Change Healthcare get antitrust clearance for IT deal

By Adam Rubenfire  |  December 21, 2016

The U.S. Justice Department has completed its review of a proposed merger that would combine San Francisco-based drug distributor McKesson Corp.'s tech business with Nashville-based tech firm Change Healthcare.

Rapid adoption of bundled payments remains an act of faith

Rapid adoption of bundled payments remains an act of faith

By Elizabeth Whitman  |  September 24, 2016

The U.S. is in the midst of a major push to pay for healthcare on the basis of quality over quantity, and bundled payments are regarded as an especially promising model. Medicare's Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model, which began in April and is mandatory for 800 hospitals in 67...

DOJ requests additional information on McKesson-Change merger

By Adam Rubenfire  |  September 06, 2016

The Department of Justice has asked for additional information from drug distributor McKesson Corp. and tech firm Change Healthcare regarding the companies' proposed merger, both firms said Tuesday.

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