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HCA Healthcare faces lawsuit for ‘recklessly’ facilitating COVID-19 spread

HCA Healthcare and its Riverside Community Hospital are being sued by the Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West for allegedly “recklessly” facilitating the spread of COVID-19 among its workers and the Riverside, California community. “Defendants, through knowing and reckless acts and omissions, have failed to take reasonable and necessary precautions to protect their employees,… Read More »

‘Really flimsy’: GOP senator condemns Trump administration lawsuit to overturn Obamacare

Sen. Lamar Alexander called the Department of Justice’s lawsuit that could end Obamacare “flimsy” and said he does not support President Trump’s decision to keep it afloat. The Justice Department has continued to pursue a lawsuit that could overturn the Affordable Care Act based on the 2017 GOP tax overhaul’s repeal of the individual mandate,… Read More »

Mallinckrodt paid ‘kickbacks’ to keep drug price high, and stuck taxpayers with bill, DOJ lawsuit says

In its complaint, the government demanded a jury trial that would put front and center the actions of the company at the heart of a 97,000% drug price hike. The price of Mallinckrodt’s anti-inflammatory drug Acthar — best known for treating babies with a debilitating seizure disorder — has gone from $ 40 a vial… Read More »