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

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: 

Poll: Just 13 percent want 'Medicare for all' if it means end of private insurance

A new poll finds that about only one in 10 registered voters want the equivalent of Medicare for all if it means abolishing private health insurance plans.

The Hill

Friday, February 8, 2019

Johnson & Johnson to disclose drug list prices in TV ads

Johnson & Johnson said Thursday it will start showing the list price of its prescription drugs in television ads, making it the first company to do so.

The Hill

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Greenway Health to pay $57M to settle claims it falsified EHR certification

Tampa, Florida-based electronic health record (EHR) company Greenway Health has agreed to pay $57.25 million to resolve claims it falsely obtained EHR certification and incentivized clients in exchange for promoting or recommending its product to prospective new customers.


Thursday, February 7, 2019

Humana expects more than 700,000 will drop out of Part D plans as market competition heats up

Humana is expected to bleed a significant number of members from its Part D plans, as greater competition has chipped away at the company’s market share.


Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Amazon health venture taps former Zocdoc technology chief as new CTO

The new healthcare venture started by Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway, which still does not have a name, continues to add notable executives to its roster with the addition of Serkan Kutan, the former Zocdoc chief technology officer, as its new CTO.


Tuesday, February 5, 2019

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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