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Hospital price transparency push draws industry ire, but effects likely limited

Far-reaching rules mandating industry price transparency could mark a major shift, but experts are skeptical the efforts will meaningfully lower prices for patients without a more fundamental system overhaul. President Donald Trump’s executive order signed Monday directs HHS and other federal departments to begin rulemaking to require hospitals and payers to release information based on… Read More »

5 state AGs push judge to approve CVS-Aetna merger agreement

Dive Brief: Five attorneys general representing California, Florida, Hawaii, Mississippi and Washington are urging a federal judge to approve the settlement agreement the U.S. Department of Justice struck with CVS Health and Aetna that allowed the two companies to go forward with their blockbuster merger, according to a recent federal court filing. The states are… Read More »