December Healthcare News

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CVS Health and Aetna close $69 billion merger “Nearly one year after agreeing to merge in a bid to reinvent healthcare for Americans, CVS Health and Aetna sealed the deal on (11/28/2018), bringing together one of the nation’s largest pharmacy chains and one of the largest health insurers. The $69 billion merger scored approval from U.S. Justice Department […]

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April Healthcare News

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April healthcare news update: You’ve never heard of the powerful doctors making decisions about your health READ “They are the most powerful group of doctors no one has ever heard of — 16 physicians who decide which checkups and tests Americans need to stay healthy. But increasingly, their work is more controversial than obscure.” Are you […]

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March Healthcare News

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March healthcare news update: Dirty little secret: Insurers actually are making a mint from Obamacare READ For months now, headlines about the Affordable Care Act have focused on complaints from big insurers that they haven’t been making money from individual insurance plans mandated by the act… Here’s what they haven’t been saying so loudly: They’re making scads […]

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February Healthcare News

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February healthcare news update: Major drugmakers push back in U.S. price debate READ With a backlash brewing over the price of medicines in the United States, drugmakers are pushing back with a new message: Most people don’t pay retail  California’s four largest health plans could owe state $10 billion in back taxes READ California’s four largest health […]

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We Are GREEN

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MedBridge operates under the philosophy that we do not just inhabit our environment but we are to be responsible stewards. We are dedicated to social and environmental responsibility and thus have taken measures to transform our office space and company culture into one that reflects these values. Our Green Business Program is about preserving the world and setting […]

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January Healthcare News Update

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January healthcare news update: Under Review: How DOJ, FTC Decide Whether To OK Health Insurance Mergers READ In July, Anthem agreed to acquire Cigna for $48.4 billion, which would make the combined company the nation’s largest insurer by enrollment with about 53 million customers. That same month, Aetna reached an agreement to acquire Humana for $37 […]

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The ASC Advantage

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What is an ASC? An Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) is a health care facility that provides same-day surgical care in an outpatient setting. Outpatient setting means that all procedures and recovery times are less than 24 hours and the patient does basic recovery at home. In other words, ASC-qualified procedures are procedures that are more intensive […]

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