WSJ: Price traded in health stocks while supporting legislation
Georgia Republican Tom Price — the nominee to run the Department of Health and Human Services — traded more than $300,000 in shares of health-related companies over the past four years while sponsoring and advocating legislation that potentially could affect those companies’ stocks, the Wall Street Journal reports. Read the full... Read more
Boston Scientific to acquire Georgia firm for $210 million
Medical-devices company Boston Scientific Corp. on Tuesday said it agreed to buy Georgia-based EndoChoice Holdings for roughly $210 million, expanding its endoscopy business as sales of some products have slowed. Read the full article: Wall Street Journal Read more
Tenet agrees to pay $514 million in hospital kickback scheme
Tenet Healthcare said Monday that it has agreed to settle for $514 million a lawsuit involving alleged kickbacks for maternity referrals by four hospitals it once owned, including three in Georgia. Read the full article: Wall Street Journal Read more
Researchers remain concerned about high exposure among black nonsmokers. Read more
Some small-business owners are snubbing the new health insurance exchanges, citing limited federal tax credits and a small menu of insurance offerings in a few states. Read the full article: Wall Street Journal Read more

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