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Friday Five: Top 5 healthcare business news items from the MCOL Weekend edition

By Claire Thayer, March 2, 2018

Every business day, MCOL posts feature stories making news on the business of health care. Here are five we think are particularly important for this week:

Congress Races The Clock In Quest To Bring Stability To Individual Insurance Market

Congress is running out of time if members want to come up with legislation to stabilize the individual insurance market.

Kaiser Health News
Friday, March 2, 2018

Sessions to DEA: Evaluate opioid production quota

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is asking the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to evaluate whether changes are needed to the amount of opioids drug makers are allowed to produce.

The Hill
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Collective Health Bets Employers Are Fed Up With Health Expenses

Collective Health Inc., a startup offering tech-savvy tools for managing health benefits, has raised a fresh infusion of investor cash as it seeks to win over more employers fed up with a fragmented, costly market

Bloomberg
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Apple is launching medical clinics to deliver the 'world's best health care experience' to its employees

Apple is launching a group of health clinics called AC Wellness for its employees and their families this spring, according to several sources familiar with the company's plans.

CNBC
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Senators unveil bipartisan bill to fight opioid epidemic

A bipartisan group of senators is introducing legislation Tuesday to address the opioid epidemic, framing it as a follow-up bill to the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) signed into law in 2016.

The Hill
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

These and more weekly news items on the business of healthcare are featured in the MCOL Weekend edition, along with the MCOL Tidbits, and more, for MCOL Premium level members.

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