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Hospitals warn Medicare public option would be an $800 billion hit to industry

Hospitals warned Tuesday that their industry would suffer an $ 800 billion cut if Democrats succeed in massively expanding Medicare. The American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals published a report concluding that allowing the public to buy in to Medicare plans at cost would not only contribute to massive budget cuts to… Read More »

Big Pharma Less Concerned About Industry Disruption This Year

by Dane Hamilton The pharmaceutical industry, which last year was battered by concerns over Amazon’s potential entry into the market and uncertainties over giant health insurer vertical mergers, has a more sanguine outlook for 2019. The threat of the e-commerce giant offering low-price prescription medications has now been supplanted by milder concerns that lawmakers could… Read More »