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Eversense Implantable Glucometer Gets FDA Approval as Alternative to Finger Tests

Senseonics, a company out of Germantown, Maryland, won FDA approval for its Eversense continuous glucose monitoring system. The system is intended to be used instead of traditional finger prick tests to make diabetes-related decisions. This is a giant step for the company, which has developed a technology that combines a tiny implant with a wearable… Read More »

BMS deal quest gets a boost as Celgene swats aside another Revlimid patent challenge

Much of the investor doubt surrounding Bristol-Myers Squibb’s $ 74 billion Celgene buyout centers on the multiple myeloma blockbuster Revlimid—namely, whether its remaining patents can stand up to legal challenges. But the companies just scored a win in that department. Thursday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decided not… Read More »

Medicaid work requirement in Kentucky gets second approval

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has again approved a waiver for Kentucky to impose a work requirement for able-bodied Medicaid beneficiaries as a condition to receiving the benefit. CMS previously, on January 12, approved Kentucky’s request for a 1115 demonstration project waiver that included work requirements.  However, in June, a district court judge… Read More »