72 percent of Americans disapprove of drug prices; Lawsuit attacking ACA may have new life;

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> Seventy-two percent of Americans believe prescription drug costs are unreasonable, while 74 percent say drug companies care more about profits than consumers, finds a new Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll. Poll

> A lawsuit attacking the Affordable Care Act may have found new life. Last November, House Republicans filed a lawsuit claiming that the White House broke the law by supplying insurance companies with money not authorized by Congress. The decision is currently sitting with the federal district court in the District of Columbia, and could reach the Supreme Court, reports Vox. Article

> In its latest Corporate Social Responsibility Progress Report, Humana shares how it is achieving the goal of making communities it serves 20 percent healthier by 2020. Announcement

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> As the number of deals in the healthcare sector continue to pile up, so do the concerns about whether the deals benefit its participants and satisfy regulators, one prominent attorney says. Article

> The new rules issued by the U.S. Treasury Department intended to curb excessive debt collection practices by hospitals are not likely to be enforced in a consistent and effective manner, according to Erin C. Fuse Brown, a law professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Article

And finally … That'll happen the day pigs fly. Article

 

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