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America’s Health Care Spending Keeps Rising Really Slowly. Seriously. You’re probably not seeing this in your own health care costs, though.

America’s Health Care Spending Keeps Rising Really Slowly. Seriously. You’re probably not seeing this in your own health care costs, though.

There’s good news in the latest official government report on national health care spending. That will be a surprise to most people who actually use the American health care system. Last year, the rate of growth in the total amount of money U.S. ...

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WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 12/10/18

WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 12/10/18

Welcome to the WBD News Flash, your weekly highlight of HR benefits and healthcare news. Weekly, we will provide you with the top trending industry news stories in healthcare, human resources, legislation, benefits technology and administration, ...

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WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 12/03/18

WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 12/03/18

Welcome to the WBD News Flash, your weekly highlight of HR benefits and healthcare news. Weekly, we will provide you with the top trending industry news stories in healthcare, human resources, legislation, benefits technology and administration, ...

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CVS Health and Aetna close $70 billion merger

CVS Health and Aetna close $70 billion merger

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), a company that is leading the transformation of health care, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Aetna (NYSE: AET), establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. “Today marks ...

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A giant insurer is offering free Apple Watches to customers who meet walking goals

A giant insurer is offering free Apple Watches to customers who meet walking goals

Hundreds of thousands of UnitedHealthcare customers who participate in a health rewards program can now “walk off” the cost of an Apple Watch, essentially getting a $300 version of the device for free. The program could potentially ...

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Election Impact: Health care stocks jump following midterms

Election Impact: Health care stocks jump following midterms

By MARLEY JAY November 7, 2018 NEW YORK (AP) — The outcome of the midterm elections was good for the stock market in general, mostly because it didn’t produce any big surprises, but it was especially good for the health care industry and ...

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WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 11/12/18

WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 11/12/18

Welcome to the WBD News Flash, your weekly highlight of HR benefits and healthcare news. Weekly, we will provide you with the top trending industry news stories in healthcare, human resources, legislation, benefits technology and administration, ...

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WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 11/05/18

WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 11/05/18

Welcome to the WBD News Flash, your weekly highlight of HR benefits and healthcare news. Weekly, we will provide you with the top trending industry news stories in healthcare, human resources, legislation, benefits technology and administration, ...

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How this election could affect your health care: Some key races to watch

How this election could affect your health care: Some key races to watch

Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News Voters this year have told pollsters in no uncertain terms that health care is important to them. In particular, maintaining insurance protections for preexisting conditions is the top issue to many. But the results ...

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WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 10/29/18

WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 10/29/18

Welcome to the WBD News Flash, your weekly highlight of HR benefits and healthcare news. Weekly, we will provide you with the top trending industry news stories in healthcare, human resources, legislation, benefits technology and administration, ...

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