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House Republican says small steps to reform healthcare could lead to big improvements

Kentucky Rep. Brett Guthrie sees plenty of flaws in U.S. healthcare policy, including a dearth of funding for breakthrough medical treatments and exorbitant prescription drug prices. Comprehensive healthcare reform bills labeled as cure-alls for systemic flaws, he told the Washington Examiner, are not the answer. Instead, he expects more success for narrowly focused legislation that… Read More »

Fitch says 2020 healthcare environment bumpy but negotiable

Dive Brief: Demand for healthcare services will remain stable next year, but profitability will become more of a challenge, according to a new forecast from Fitch Ratings. The continued move from volume to value is encouraging the evolution of traditional business models, the analysis found. The legal fate of the Affordable Care Act is one… Read More »

Biotech is busting out, but trader says this corner of health care is better bet

There’s a burgeoning breakout in one corner of health care. The IBB biotech ETF has surged 6% over the past week, roughly triple the gains on the broader XLV health care ETF. Ari Wald, head of technical analysis at Oppenheimer, expects the group to continue to grind higher. The IBB “had been in this narrowing… Read More »