Consolidation Is No Panacea for Hospitals' Many Woes
When the hospital companies get bigger, the insurers may also get bigger.
The Success of the CVS-Aetna Deal Depends on Ambition
The author likes the idea of putting more patient care in CVS stores.
Aetna's Silence Doesn't Mean It's Not Listening to CVS
The author says Aetna shouldn't go out of its way to scare CVS away.
A $49 Billion Hospital Emergency Heads Toward Junk Bonds
One question is how all of the drama will affect the big hospital companies' ability to pay their bills.
Bipartisan Health Care Deal Comes Too Late to Fix Much
The author says the proposal might not do much.
The Hepatitis C Market Is Worse Than Wall Street Thinks
The drugs cured many of the people with the disease — and insurers bargained hard.
Trump's Obamacare Death Threat Is Likely Just Bluster
Letting the individual market fall apart would be a huge political risk.
Trump's Drug Pricing Move Isn't a Drug Pricing Move
Some drug companies have accused hospitals of abusing a safety-net hospital program.
Senate's Health Bill's Pain Doesn't End at Medicaid
The author thinks BCRA could lead low-income people to pay high prices for awful coverage.
Health Care Investors Are in Denial About Their Risks
The authors says the American Health Care Act could help insurers stop covering dialysis.