Health & Fitness

?Judge blocks Trump rule requiring drug companies to list prices in TV ads

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 7/8 10:52P Katie Thomas and Katie Rogers
The judge ruled that the Department of Health and Human Services exceeded its regulatory authority by seeking to require all drugmakers to include in their television commercials the list price of any drug that costs more than $35 a month. The...

Everything is bigger in Texas — and now so is HCA

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 7/5 4:49A Joel Stinnett
Sam Hazen said during the company’s first-quarter earnings call that he saw future opportunities for HCA Healthcare Inc. to make “sizable acquisitions.” On Monday, the company made a Texas-sized buy. HCA has bought 24 MedSpring urgent care centers...

New pharmacy aims for equitable care in Dallas

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 7/5 2:14A Rebecca Ayers
Prism Health North Texas and Ohio-based Equitas Health plan to jointly open a new pharmacy in Dallas in October. The partnership centers around using an integrated patient care model in which the patient can receive medical care and prescription...

DCCCD receives $12M federal grant to expand apprenticeship program

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 6/26 3:50A Rebecca Ayers
Dallas County Community College District was awarded a $12 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to advance apprenticeships in health care, U.S. Texas Senator John Cornyn announced Tuesday. DCCCD already has 28 apprenticeships...

?A new Trump order may make more health care prices public

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 6/24 12:12P Reed Abelson and Margot Sanger-K
The White House will release an executive order on Monday, June 24, 2019, intended to require insurance companies, doctors and hospitals to give patients more information about precisely what their care will cost before they get it.
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