A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.
A medical device firm has agreed to pay a $2.5 million settlement in connection with a laptop stolen in 2012, said the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights.
Health insurers must submit initial rates to California’s exchange on Monday, but confusion persists over core elements of the current health law.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has withdrawn a controversial Obama-era policy that allowed union officials to participate in inspections at nonunionized workplaces.
Water board officials want to limit TCP, a former pesticide ingredient and human carcinogen that has contaminated water supplies. Groundwater in other states is contaminated as well.
Declaring that something was rotten in the state of Denmark, a Massachusetts appeals court has reversed a lower court ruling and restored a seafood processing company’s bid for insurance coverage over a shipment of spoiled scallops.
A California lawmaker wants to strengthen collaboration among public agencies to bring down costs to taxpayers.
A federal appeals court has vacated a $556,000 jury award to a city employee in a free speech retaliation case, stating the award was inappropriate because the worker’s action had been made in the ordinary course of her employment.
Democrats want the bill to continue funding the health law’s cost-sharing reductions for low-income marketplace customers but President Trump says he will support that only if he gets other funding he wants.
A federal appeals court has overturned a lower court ruling and reinstated a hostile work environment case filed by a gay black former fire safety director, stating the lower court failed to consider relevant evidence.
In a letter to all governors, HHS Secretary Tom Price invited them to consider seeking federal help to set up reinsurance funds that would help cover losses that insurers have because of high numbers of sick patients.
Rocked by a shakeup in the Western political order, companies are buying more insurance to protect themselves against the threat of rising protectionism and upheaval to their operations in emerging markets.
The Trump administration has pledged to create jobs and shrink health care spending — almost a contradiction in a country where health care is a roaring engine of the economy.
Equity analysts prefer strong risk management practices among insurers rather than a focus purely on generating returns on investments according to a new survey.
Two companies that faced criticism for high-priced drugs, Marathon and Mallinckrodt, have dropped out of the PhRMA trade association.
The case is related to a $200 million settlement that a flight reservation technology firm reached with American Airlines.
With high drug prices creating widespread controversy, top pharmaceutical companies and their trade group vastly increased their lobbying spending on Capitol Hill.
The Schinnerer Group is introducing a new insurance program through Marsh L.L.C. that will cover up to 10% of an insured’s property insurance program with up to $200 million in limits per program.
Doctors are beginning to pay attention to injuries, such as brain damage or kidney failure, that can afflict people who survive an overdose.
Marsh L.L.C. is adding broad contingent business interruption coverage as one enhancement to its Cyber CAT 2.0 policy.