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What Will Healthcare Costs Be After COVID? PwC Looks Behind the 2021 Numbers

Whether healthcare spending in 2021 increases by double-digits or falls by one-third directly depends on how the coronavirus pandemic will play out over the rest of 2020, based on PwC’s annual report on medical cost trends for 2021. The three cost scenarios are based on assumptions shown in the fine print on the first chart:… Read More »

The True Story Behind The Irishman Character Jimmy Hoffa’s Disappearance

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman drops on Netflix this Wednesday. The mob film brings up the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, played by Al Pacino. Who was Jimmy Hoffa, and is he still alive? Here’s everything to know. Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, which premiered at the New York Film Festival in September and dropped on Neftlix Wednesday,… Read More »

Nobel laureate behind Bristol-Myers’ I-O superstar Opdivo demands a bigger cut

Opdivo, the blockbuster cancer drug Bristol-Myers Squibb co-developed with Japan’s Ono Pharmaceutical, is a cash cow in the global market. But a Nobel laureate who helped create the drug isn’t happy with his cut. Tasuku Honjo, a Japanese immunologist and Nobel Prize winner for his identification of the immune cell protein PD-1, wants to renegotiate… Read More »

As deadline closes in, Obamacare enrollment continues to slip behind

Nearly 3.2 million people had selected plans on Obamacare’s marketplaces as of Dec. 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Thursday. The latest figures represent a roughly 10 percent drop from the year before, when more than 3.6 million people had signed up at about the same time. Enrollment has been down compared… Read More »