5 Health Care Trends for CFOs to Watch in 2019
With companies still pressured by rising health benefits costs, they must actively engage in taking advantage of systemic changes in the health care market.
Cigna to Buy Express Scripts in Big PBM Move
The $54 billion deal is the latest move by an insurer to cut health care costs by bringing pharmacy benefits and medical claims under one roof.
United Health Buys DaVita Clinics for $5.9B
The deal continues the health insurance giant's shift to patient care services as it tries to cut medical costs.
Retiree Health Costs Demand Financial Wellness
Employees can save money to pay for health care in retirement through health savings accounts, but they also need to be financially sound overall.
Why Great Health Care Companies Aren’t Necessarily Great Stocks
Performance metrics related to improvement or growth demonstrate the most positive relationships to shareholder return.
In Health Care, Reinvestment Outshines Dividends, Buybacks, Debt
To drive shareholder returns in health care, CFOs should stress financial policies that build financial flexibility rather than leverage.
2017 Promises to Be a Wild Year for Health Care
The fate of Obamacare is far from the only important thing to watch in the health-care arena this year.
Uncertainty Flares Again for Health Benefits
Following this week's elections, CFOs are again in the dark about the outlook for the cost, delivery, and quality of company-sponsored health care.
Clinton v. Trump: Who’s Better for Business?
The choice for president is between big change now but few details, and gradual change with deep details.
Tenet Settles Kickback Charges for $513M
The hospital chain allegedly obtained $145 million in Medicaid and Medicare funds by paying an operator of prenatal clinics for referrals.