Amgen Inc.’s push to get patients on its new $575 a month migraine drug before competition emerges in September 2018 is facing barriers from insurers.
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Amazon.com Inc., Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co. will form a healthcare company aimed at cutting costs for their U.S. employees, they said on Tuesday, sending shares in the broad healthcare sector sharply lower.
U.S. health insurer Humana Inc. and two private equity firms agreed to buy home healthcare and long-term care operator Kindred Healthcare Inc. for about $810 million, the latest expansion by an American health insurer into patient care.
CVS Health’s proposed purchase of Aetna will change the way many major U.S. corporations buy health coverage for employees, according to benefit consultants.
The pace slowed in the third week of enrollment for 2018 Obamacare individual insurance as nearly 800,000 people signed up through the federal government website HealthCare.gov, down about 75,000 people from the previous week, a U.S. government agency reported.
U.S. pharmacy operator CVS Health Corp. made an offer to acquire No. 3 U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc. for more than $200 per share, or over $66 billion, sources said.
Anthem Inc. reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings as its Obamacare individual insurance business broke even and forecast a slight 2018 profit for the government plans despite uncertainty about the market’s future.
Anthem Inc. is committed to supporting policy changes that help reduce, prevent and deter opioid use disorder, as well as those that help consumers better access treatment. As part of that commitment, its affiliated health plans just reached the company’s collective goal of reducing prescribed opioids filled at pharmacies by 30 percent during the past five years.
Centene Corp., one of the largest players in the Obamacare individual insurance market, said it would offer Obamacare plans in Nevada in 2018.
U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc. said it will exit Obamacare markets in Virginia and reduce its plan offerings in Washington and Scott counties and the city of Bristol in 2018.