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CVS-Aetna Merger Should Be Blocked

After extensive analysis, AMA opposes merger of pharmacy chain and health insurer.

Automated home BP devices can help boost hypertension control, but physicians lack access to proper clinical validation information for these devices.

A pair of health care economists conclude that the AMA-RUC is not overly biased against primary care specialties in its Medicare payment recommendations.

The proposed merger of the pharmacy chain and insurance giant would harm competition in nearly 90 percent of Medicare Part D regional markets, the AMA says.

Gostin LO, Halabi SF, Wilson K.
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