Our Healthcare Hot Topics of the Week

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:

1) Senate Approves Update of Toxic-Chemical Regulations. The New York Times, June 7, 2016.

The Senate gave final approval to overhaul the existing law governing toxic chemicals in homes and businesses.

2) Ebola nurse Nina Pham’s attorneys say hospital won’t reveal details of how disease spread. The Dallas Morning News, June 9, 2016.

Nina Pham is suing Texas Health Resources and claims the company isn’t living up to its promises.

3) Government Seeks Limits on Short-Term Health Policies. The Wall Street Journal, June 8, 2016.

The Obama administration is seeking a limit to short-term health policies that last less than three months.

4) Godman Sachs: Obamacare forcing hundreds of thousands into part-time work. Washington Examiner, June 8, 2016.

A new analysis shows that Obamacare is forcing a few hundred thousand workers into involuntary part-time employment.

5) Aetna downplays timing of $13 billion debt offering for Humana deal. Modern Healthcare, June 8, 2016.

Aetna’s new debt reflects a good borrowing market.

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