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CMS readies insurance market stabilization rule as insurers wait nervously

CMS sends rules designed to stabilize the individual insurance markets to the Office of Management and Budget for final review as insurers wait decide whether to offer plans on the exchanges in 2018.

Soon-Shiong made ‘implicit threat’ to spur investment in NantHealth, media company says

A media company that Patrick Soon-Shiong recently rescued from a hostile takeover attempt with a $70 million investment is claiming that its CEO was forced to personally invest $10 million in NantHealth’s initial round in exchange for the help.

Clinic venture arm hopes to assist innovation work

Cleveland Clinic is launching an investment business, called Cleveland Clinic Ventures, that will work with its innovation department to turn new medical breakthroughs into funded spin off companies.

Wellness Apps Evade the FDA, Only to Land In Court

Wired Magazine covers the legal accountability of health apps that make misleading claims and the effect those court decisions might have on a market that has largely escaped FDA oversight.

Political battles are a ‘distraction’ for health-care business, CEO says

Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush discusses the ACA and AHCA, and comments on how healthcare-related political battles affect providers.

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