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Judge rules against CVS/Aetna in allowing witness testimony over merger agreement

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon has ruled against CVS Health’s motion to exclude, and the federal government’s motion to limit, the scope of witness testimony in the the antitrust hearing of the $ 69 billion merger between CVS Health and Aetna. Judge Leon sided with the American Medical Association’s request to allow the testimony of… Read More »

Iowa Supreme Court rules that Medicaid must cover gender transition surgeries

The Iowa Supreme Court ruled unanimously Friday that Medicaid must cover gender transition surgeries, reasoning that the procedures are medically necessary. EerieAnna Good and Carol Ann Beal, transgender women backed by the ACLU, had sued the Iowa Department of Human Services for its policy against funding transition surgeries, calling it discriminatory. The DHS had considered… Read More »