Major U.S. Health Insurers Report Big Profits, Benefiting From the Pandemic

Consumers are probably entitled to millions of dollars in rebates under Obamacare rules that cap companies’ profits.

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CVS Fined for Safety Issues at Oklahoma Pharmacies

The state faulted the company for prescription errors and inadequate staffing, a rare action that followed complaints at drugstore chains across the country.

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Big Pharmacy Chains Also Fed the Opioid Epidemic, Court Filing Says

New details emerge in a lawsuit asserting that chains including CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens sold millions of pills in small towns but rarely flagged suspicious orders to authorities.

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Employers Grapple With Question as They Reopen: To Test or Not to Test?

Amazon and other companies are planning to test workers for the coronavirus. But there is little federal guidance, and some fear it could lead to a false sense of security.

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Tracking Trump’s Promises on Responding to the Virus

The president has promised enhanced testing and monitoring capabilities, thousands of ventilators and millions of masks. Here’s a status report.

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Essential Drug Supplies for Virus Patients Are Running Low

Medicines to alleviate breathing difficulty, relieve pain and sedate coronavirus patients are in very high demand, depleting stock around the country.

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