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Supreme Court hears case over disproportionate share hospital payments

The Supreme Court was expected to hear oral arguments today over notice and rulemaking requirements for Medicare reimbursement. The outcome of Azar vs. Allina Health Services could greatly affect reimbursement for hospitals that serve a disproportionate share of low-income patients. The DSH payment calculation is based on the percentage of low-income patients served. The government… Read More »

JPM 2019: Bristol-Myers, Celgene CEOs trot out detailed case for $74B megadeal

SAN FRANCISCO—Bristol-Myers Squibb and Celgene sent 2019’s first big shockwave throughout pharma with last week’s $ 74 billion megamerger announcement. And they immediately touched off questions about the deal: Analysts called it too expensive, not to mention risky on the patent side and pipeline, too. But even as market watchers continued to offer up their reservations on… Read More »

The Case for Creative Play in a Digital Age

All the excesses of my own childhood are, of course, available on eBay, priced for the vintage market. There are the accessories for the 1960s Thingmaker, from Mattel, with its metal molds to be poured full of plastigoop (I can smell it now) and cooked to a nice soft solid texture on the square little… Read More »