Big insurer Cigna took in $44 billion in the first 3 months of 2022. 75% came from its drug business.

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Big insurer Cigna took in $44 billion in the first 3 months of 2022. 75% came from its drug business.

“While many investors have seen a decline in the value of their stock portfolio over the past year, Cigna shareholders became significantly richer today after the company announced that it made far more in profits during the first three months of this year than Wall Street financial analysts had expected,” Wendell Potter writes over at […]

Drug and device makers paid teaching hospitals $832 million in 2018: Stat News

Drug and device makers paid teaching hospitals $832 million in 2018: Stat News

“Amid ongoing concern that drug and device makers may influence medical practice and research, a new analysis suggests the issue also extends to teaching hospitals, which received a total of $832 million in payments for various activities and arrangements other than research in 2018,” Ed Silverman writes over at Stat News. “Of 1,281 teaching hospitals, […]