Articles for Business
August 5, 2016 | AJMC Staff
What we're reading, August 5, 2016: judge assigned to Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana cases said he would likely only rule on one by the end of 2016; aversion to late-term abortion plummets when Zika infection is a factor; and the National Institutes of Health proposes lifting ban on research funds for human-animal stem cell research.
August 4, 2016 | Laura Joszt
In an attempt to appease the Department of Justice and save their proposed merger, Aetna and Humana make deals to sell certain Medicare Advantage assets to Molina Healthcare.
August 4, 2016 | Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD
Outpatient service charges are estimated to cause a 29.9% spike in healthcare premiums in 2017, much higher than the 14.3% projected for medications.
August 3, 2016 | AJMC Staff
What we're reading, August 3, 2016: Medicare penalties for hospital readmissions reach a new high; the importance of down-ballot races this election; and Virginia's Bureau of Insurance comes out against the Anthem-Cigna merger.
July 29, 2016 | Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD
A list of a few recent developments in the world of health information technology (Health IT).
July 29, 2016 | AJMC Staff
What we're reading, July 29, 2016: a trans-Atlantic partnership has been formed to fight superbugs; the FDA halted blood collections in 2 Florida counties over Zika fears; and investigation confirms Zika cases in Florida were from local mosquitoes.
July 28, 2016 | AJMC Staff
What we're reading, July 28, 2016: CMS released first hospital quality ratings; Anthem is prepared to fight the government over Cigna purchase; and regulations are falling behind stem cell clinics.
July 27, 2016 | AJMC Staff
What we're reading, July 27, 2016: UnitedHealth and Aetna are looking to join California's Medicaid program; the World Health Organization is considering removing transgender identity from list of mental disorders; and medical schools rethink how to treat addiction.