Nov 15, 2022
News that Walgreens-backed VillageMD is buying Summit Health-CityMD for $8.9 billion including debt is more than just another example of how the retail health market is consolidating. It’s a sign of how quickly the retail pharmacy giant believes its health care division will become profitable.
Aug 15, 2022
The Aug. 1 Modern Healthcare cover story “For health systems, how big is too big?” starts with a flawed premise “and then searches for validation,” writes AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack in a letter to the editor. “Unfortunately, while the article considers many factors, it falls short in…
Jul 26, 2022
Amazon will greatly expand its reach with consumers with its acquisition of One Medical’s parent company 1Life Healthcare Inc. and its direct-to-consumer primary care network for an estimated $3.9 billion including debt.
Jun 3, 2022
The Federal Trade Commission sued to block two separate hospital mergers, it announced today.
May 24, 2022
AHA today urged the FTC to scrutinize commercial health plans that steer patients to third-party specialty pharmacies in which they have a financial interest.
May 16, 2022
The AHA today urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a 9th Circuit decision that impliedly stripped federal district courts of jurisdiction over constitutional challenges to the Federal Trade Commission’s structure, procedures and existence.
Apr 20, 2022
According to the report, only 4.6% of hospitals were sold over the period.
Apr 14, 2022
AHA has urged the agencies to update their merger guidelines.
Apr 5, 2022
UnitedHealth Group’s Optum is making another significant push into care delivery after its recent $5.4 billion merger agreement with home care company LHC Group. The question now is: What’s next for Optum?