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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Sep 20 2017

Pfizer files suit against J&J over Remicade contracts

Drugmaker Pfizer Inc on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson , saying its rival's contracts with health insurers for blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, were anticompetitive and blocked sales of Pfizer's new biosimilar.

Sep 10 2017

Hurricane Irma threatens Florida's bustling tourism industry

NEW YORK Hurricane Irma's path of destruction up Florida's Gulf Coast on Sunday threatens to disrupt a thriving state tourism industry worth more than $100 billion annually just months ahead of the busy winter travel season.

Aug 04 2017

Cigna says costs drop but keeps eye on Obamacare spending

Cigna Corp reported a higher-than-expected second-quarter profit on Friday due to a decline in medical costs, underscoring an industrywide trend reported by rival health insurers including Aetna Inc and Anthem Inc .

Aug 03 2017

Health insurer Aetna profit rises as Obamacare business shrinks

Aetna Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as member health costs were lower than anticipated and it benefited from exiting most of its Obamacare individual insurance markets this year.

Aug 03 2017

Health insurer Aetna profit rises as Obamacare business shrinks

Aetna Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as member health costs were lower than anticipated and it benefited from exiting most of its Obamacare individual insurance markets this year.

Aug 02 2017

U.S. governors urge Trump to make health insurance payments

WASHINGTON Democratic and Republican U.S. governors on Wednesday urged the Trump administration, as well as Congress, to continue funding payments to health insurance companies that make Obamacare plans affordable, calling it critical to stabilizing the insurance marketplace.

Aug 02 2017

Humana shares gain as 2018 Medicare Advantage outlook improves

U.S. health insurer Humana Inc on Wednesday said that it now anticipated a higher percentage of customers will be in its most profitable Medicare Advantage plans for the elderly and people with disabilities in 2018, sending shares up more than 4 percent.

Aug 01 2017

Trump raises questions about healthcare actions on insurers

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump took aim at insurers on Monday in an escalating threat to cut the healthcare subsidy payments that make Obamacare plans affordable, after repeatedly urging Republican senators to keep working to undo his Democratic predecessor's healthcare law.

Jul 31 2017

Trump aims at insurers in battle over healthcare subsidies

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump took aim at insurers on Monday in an escalating threat to cut the healthcare subsidy payments that make Obamacare plans affordable, after repeatedly urging Republican senators to keep working to undo his Democratic predecessor's healthcare law.

Jul 31 2017

Trump aims at insurers in battle over healthcare subsidies

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday took aim at the nation's health insurers in an escalating threat to cut the healthcare subsidy payments that make Obamacare plans affordable, one day after urging Republican senators to continue working to undo his Democratic predecessor's healthcare law.

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