Just five years after rebranding itself as CVS Health, the retail pharmacy chain that first emerged in 1963 as Consumer Value Stores, is on the cusp of becoming the nation’s largest provider of healthcare services. Number 8 among the Fortune 500, CVS is already one of the largest pharmacy chains nationally, with 9,600 stores...

North Carolina’s Treasurer intended his “Clear Pricing Plan” would save the State, its teachers & employees 10% on their health insurance premiums. Here’s the saga of how the State’s providers responded to his nearly 200% of “Medicare for All” rates....

It seems it was only last year we were bemoaning America’s $3.5 Trillion health system. Well, according to the latest analysis from the U.S. federal actuaries, we were off by $.15 Trillion, because Americans spent $3.65 Trillion in 2018; that’s $150 Billion more than the...

Given Americans’ concern about unexpected medical bills and the latest ABC News poll indicating “Medicare for All” candidates Kamala Harris and Bernie Sanders winning if pitted against President Trump, the healthcare industry’s embrace of “Transparency” may be the most effective way to retain “the status...

March 4, 2013 was the day the healthcare world stopped spinning. That morning newsstands across the country proclaimed on the cover of TIME in stark red and gray: “Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us.” This watershed article’s author, Steven Brill, won the 2014...

As we approach the 2020 elections, it’s clear that the majority of the 24 Democratic candidates want something akin to “Medicare for All.”  Meanwhile, the folks currently in office are coming up with their own solutions to reduce healthcare spending growth....

It’s a rare day that goes by without someone mentioning how AI algorithms are going to change the healthcare world. But, last February, when Merdis Wells visited the diabetes clinic at the University Medical Center in New Orleans to have her eyes checked for signs...

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are really coming under attack, from well-respected journalists and government heavyweights alike. In this 5-minute vlog, ABL's Mimi Grant discusses why....