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  • Florida workers comp is healthy, report says

    Florida workers comp is healthy, report says
    TALLAHASSEE — State regulators this week released a report touting Florida's competitive workers-compensation insurance market, though it also raised the possibility of lawmakers taking steps to reduce the system's medical costs. The Office of...
  • State panel recommends creation of a birth injury fund

    State panel recommends creation of a birth injury fund
    A task force set up by the General Assembly earlier this year has recommended that the state create a fund to help care for babies with suffering neurological injuries during birth, according to a report sent to lawmakers. A no-fault fund, modeled...
  • It's not the size of the government that's the problem

    It's not the size of the government that's the problem
    Some believe the central political issue of our era is the size of the government. They're wrong. The central issue is whom the government is for. Consider the new spending bill Congress and the president agreed to a few weeks ago. It's not especially...
  • Exclusive: Express Scripts presses for more drug savings with coverage list

    Express Scripts , the largest manager of prescription drug plans for U.S. employers, is taking an increasingly aggressive stance in price negotiations with pharmaceutical companies after winning discounts on medications with a strategy introduced last...
  • The government problem

    Some believe the central political issue of our era is the size of the government. They're wrong. The central issue is whom the government is for. Consider the new spending bill Congress and the president agreed to a few weeks ago. It's not especially...
  • Exclusive: Express Scripts presses for expansion of drugs it won't cover

    Express Scripts, the largest manager of prescription drug plans for U.S. employers, is taking an increasingly aggressive stance in price negotiations with pharmaceutical companies after winning discounts on medications with a strategy introduced last...
  • Lawsuit: Aetna Drug Policy Discriminates Against HIV/AIDS Patients

    Lawsuit: Aetna Drug Policy Discriminates Against HIV/AIDS Patients
    A consumer organization and an anonymous HIV/AIDS patient are suing Aetna in federal court, claiming the insurer discriminates against people with HIV/AIDS by requiring them to buy medications through the mail starting Jan. 1. The plaintiffs say the...
  • County questions flood maps that could trigger flood insurance spike

    County questions flood maps that could trigger flood insurance spike
    A steep rise in flood-insurance costs could soak Palm Beach County residents who can least afford to pay more. Safety concerns about Lake Okeechobee's 143-mile long dike could translate to increased flood insurance costs for homeowners and businesses in...
  • U.S. FDA approves AbbVie hepatitis C drug, costs $83,319 for 12 weeks

    (Story refiles to correct typographical error in first paragraph to Sovaldi instead of Solvadi) U.S. health regulators on Friday approved AbbVie's all-oral treatment for hepatitis C, and the company said the drug would cost $83,319 for a typical 12-...
  • Anthem buys Simply Healthcare for estimated $1 billion

    MIAMI Simply Healthcare Holdings, a Coral Gables-based managed care company, has sold to Anthem, Inc., a publicly traded health insurer with headquarters in Indianapolis, for an estimated $1 billion. The two companies confirmed the deal but would not...
  • AbbVie lowers price of hepatitis C drug to win deal with Express Scripts

    AbbVie lowers price of hepatitis C drug to win deal with Express Scripts
    AbbVie has substantially cut the price of its newly approved hepatitis C drug to win an exclusive deal with Express Scripts, the nation's largest manager of prescription drug benefits, the companies said Monday. Starting Jan. 1, Express Scripts will stop...