In Case You Missed It …
Friday, December 14
On Friday, a federal judge in Texas ruled the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional on the grounds that “requiring people to buy health insurance is unconstitutional and the rest of the law cannot stand without it.”
Tuesday, December 4
Chicago Sun Times
Chicago Public Schools is expanding its use of nursing firms in a plan that could cost $26M for nursing services through 2021. Parents have been frustrated when temporary nurses hired by an outside agency to fill in didn’t show or lacked the training to care for their kids.
Tuesday, December 11
CVS Health which is closing in on a $70B purchase of health insurer Aetna, would make it one of the nation’s largest health-care companies. With Amazon and Walgreens immersed in the space, CVS is positioning itself to compete.