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Susan Kelly

Obama asks U.S. insurers for help enrolling the young and healthy

Sep 12 2016

President Barack Obama on Monday urged U.S. insurers offering coverage next year under his national healthcare law to step up their efforts to enroll those who remain uninsured, especially younger and healthier Americans.

Aetna won't expand Obamacare business, may cut it back

Aug 02 2016

Aetna Inc said on Tuesday that it no longer planned to expand its Obamacare business next year and would sell some Medicare Advantage assets as it fights to gain antitrust regulators' approval for its takeover of Humana Inc .

Tenet Healthcare quarterly earnings miss, shares slip

Aug 01 2016

Shares of Tenet Healthcare Corp fell 5.5 percent on Monday after the third-largest for-profit U.S. hospital operator reported quarterly earnings that fell short of estimates, partly due to higher-than-expected costs to settle a federal probe into patient referrals.

New crop of robots to vie for space in the operating room

Jul 28 2016

CHICAGO Even though many doctors see need for improvement, surgical robots are poised for big gains in operating rooms around the world.

Johnson & Johnson raises 2016 forecast, shares touch record high

Jul 19 2016

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday raised its full-year 2016 sales and earnings forecasts and reported quarterly results that beat estimates, helped by strength in its prescription drugs business.

Obama renews call for U.S. public health insurance option

Jul 11 2016

President Barack Obama on Monday urged Congress to reconsider offering a government-run health insurance option alongside private plans on the exchanges created as part of his national healthcare law.

Obama renews call for U.S. public health insurance option

Jul 11 2016

President Barack Obama on Monday urged Congress to reconsider offering a government-run health insurance option alongside private plans on the exchanges created as part of his national healthcare law.

Abbott wins U.S. approval for stent that absorbs into body

Jul 05 2016

U.S. health regulators said on Tuesday they approved a stent by Abbott Laboratories that is the first designed to be absorbed into the bloodstream after it is implanted.

Abbott wins U.S. approval for stent that absorbs into body

Jul 05 2016

U.S. health regulators said on Tuesday they approved a stent by Abbott Laboratories that is the first designed to be absorbed into the bloodstream after it is implanted.

Abbott wins U.S. approval for stent that absorbs into body

Jul 05 2016

July 5 U.S. health regulators said on Tuesday they approved a stent by Abbott Laboratories that is the first designed to be absorbed into the bloodstream after it is implanted.

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