Berkeley Lovelace Jr.’s Posts

The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a bill that would scrap Obamacare’s so-called “Cadillac tax,” an inactive provision of the health law meant to help control health-care spending.

Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is set to test an experimental HIV vaccine in the U.S. and Europe sometime this year, the company confirmed with CNBC.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s latest draft of legislation allowing Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices would also apply those discounts to private health plans across the U.S., according to a senior Democratic aide.

President Donald Trump will issue Monday an executive order designed to pressure insurers, doctors and other health-care providers to disclose more information about their prices, administration officials said.

A pharmacy warned the Food and Drug Administration that it found a chemical believed to cause cancer in a widely used blood pressure medication, according to a filing from the federal agency.

Patients with private health insurance will soon be able to get HIV prevention medication, also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP, at no cost after a recommendation from an influential health-care panel Tuesday.

Oklahoma state prosecutors blasted Johnson & Johnson and other opioid manufacturers in the first day of a landmark opioid trial Tuesday, saying they ran a “deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign” that led to more than 46,000 deaths in the state over a decade.

UnitedHealth Group shares fell for a second straight day Wednesday, weighed down by concerns over possible changes to the U.S. health-care system, including creating a government-run system to provide health insurance for all Americans.

UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann warns that “Medicare for All” would “destabilize the nation’s health system.”

Buffett says he doesn’t think the deal is on the table any longer but does not say why not.

State Sen. Michael Gianaris defends his opposition to Amazon’s now-scuttled plan for a New York City headquarters.