A billionaire pledges to fight high drug prices, and the industry is rattled | The Wall Street Journal
John Arnold, a former trader, has given money to a nonprofit focused on generic drugs, an organization that challenges U.S. drug patents, and research into pharmaceutical packaging and drug costs.
FDA Pre-Cert participants share early experiences | Mobihealthnews
Despite questions from some senators about the FDA's pre-cert program, the initiative is chugging along, working with stakeholders to develop the program.
New health insurer policy may mean you pay for your ER visit | Reuters
If one large insurer's criteria for ER visit payment extend nationally, almost 16% of ER visits won't be paid for by insurers, according to a report in JAMA Network Open.
Minnesota DHS data breach heats up: State officials spurn notification delay | Healthcare IT News
Minnesota state senators asked the state's Department of Health and Human Services why it took so long to tell 21,000 people hackers stole their data. The agency said it has adjusted security processes to prevent future delays.
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Miscarrying at work: The physical tool of pregnancy discrimination | The New York Times
Some companies don't give pregnant women help in physically taxing jobs. If these companies don't give anyone help or breaks, they're under no legal obligation to do so for pregnant women.