Health Care News
- Pfizer to pay N.Y. $55.6M to resolve Wyeth lawsuit
New York is in line to get a $55.6 million as the state’s share of a $784.6 million settlement between Pfizer Inc.’s Wyeth subsidiary and federal and U.S. state governments, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Wednesday.
- Health insurers ink pact with state on Hepatitis C treatment
Seven health insurers, including Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and MVP Health Care, have inked a pact with the state designed to remove barriers to hepatitis C treatment, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday.
- Blues have $2.36 million payments for uncashed checks
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is holding $2.36 million in unclaimed payments that should have been made to subscribers in 2012, Blues officials said Monday.
- Firm adds Allyn as investor
- Bivona Child Advocacy Center wins gold at RBJ Best of the Web
Bivona Child Advocacy Center won gold at the Rochester Business Journal’s 19th Best of the Web competition. A crowd of nearly over 300 business professionals attended the event Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Rochester. The event has been held since 1996.
- MVP posts $42.3 million net surplus
- Ability Partners adds another affiliate
- HCR Homecare creates new subsidiary
In a move to adapt to New York’s ongoing remake of its Medicaid program, HCR Homecare has formed a new subsidiary.
- Monroe County appoints new medical examiner
Nadia Granger has been appointed as Monroe County medical examiner, county officials announced Tuesday.
- RRH to provide psychiatric services for Canandaigua VA patients
Rochester Regional Health has inked an exclusive contract with the Canandiagua VA Medical Center to provide psychiatric services for patients of the center, officials said Tuesday.
- MVP Health Care posts $42.3 million net surplus
After trailing red ink for the previous two years, MVP Health Care finished 2015 with a $42.3 million net surplus on revenues of $2.9 billion, MVP officials said Monday.
- Autoimmune diseases are frustrating to diagnose, treat
- Health Care Achievement Awards luncheon picture page
- Lawsuit seeks payout: Case targets losses on health insurance co-op
- Online, women find community and risk violation
- Birth rate for women 30 and older continues to climb
- Quebec agency's order suspends trading by top Valeant officers
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.’s share price dipped Thursday after the Quebec-based parent of Bausch & Lomb Inc. announced it has asked the Quebec securities watchdog agency, Autorité des marchés financiers, to suspend its top officers’ trading privileges.
- RIT leads $1.6 million NIH-funded study
Rochester Institute of Technology is leading a $1.6 million National Institutes of Health-funded study designed to improve a quality-of-life measure for the deaf and hard of hearing.
- Valeant's woes could prompt sale of B&L
- Personalized medicine creates opportunity