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John Tozzi


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by John:

Health-Care Oversight Rule Changes Create Legal Risk for US Employers

Regulations aimed at boosting transparency allow greater control over spending, but companies could face lawsuits if they fail to use that information. → Read More

Biden Health Official Blames Insurers for Medicare Advantage ‘Disinformation’

The Biden administration’s top health official accused insurers of spreading “disinformation” about a proposed change to reimbursement in Medicare Advantage, setting up a fight with companies that get $350 billion a year through the program. → Read More

Alma Raises $130 Million to Expand Platform for Mental Health Clinicians

Alma, a mental-health startup that helps therapists manage their practices and contract with insurers, raised $130 million from backers including private equity firm Thoma Bravo and Cigna Corp.’s venture capital arm, the company said. → Read More

Biden Administration Advances Plan for Nursing Home Minimum Staff Levels

The Biden administration took a first step toward requiring minimum staffing levels in nursing homes. → Read More

Amazon hires Providence hospital executive for health role

Amazon hired an executive from Providence health system to work on it's partnerships with medical providers. → Read More

Medical Debt Is Crushing Black Americans, and Hospitals Aren’t Helping

Billing tactics are inflicting financial harm on patients—and sometimes health-care companies aren’t even aware of their own practices. → Read More

Biden Vaccinations Coordinator Choucair Departing White House

White House Vaccinations Coordinator Bechara Choucair is leaving the administration to return to the private sector, he said in a message Sunday to Bloomberg News. → Read More

One Health-Care Company’s Audacious Plan to Lower Costs—and Still Turn a Profit

Oak Street says frequent checkups, meetings with social workers, and free rides can keep patients out of hospitals. → Read More

AbbVie’s Price Hikes on Leading Drugs Slammed in House Report

In Washington’s ongoing war of words over drug prices, House Democrats are drawing a target around AbbVie Inc. → Read More

Costco Brings Its Low-Price Magic to Employer-Paid Drug Plans

The company has backed startup Navitus to find health-care riches by simplifying pharmacy benefits. → Read More

Biden’s First-Day Plans Range From Covid to Climate, Guns, Labor

(Bloomberg) -- Joe Biden has a lot of plans for his first day as president, and some of it can actually happen in a single day -- a fair amount of which he can set in motion right away even though Democrats have so far fallen short of capturing the Senate. → Read More

Trump’s Pre-Election Date for Covid Vaccine Has States on Edge

America’s state health officials pushed back on the Trump administration’s suggestion that a Covid-19 vaccine could be cleared for use before clinical trials are complete. → Read More

U.S. Health Care Puts $4 Trillion in All the Wrong Places

America has failed the Covid-19 test, and it’s the accumulated result of policy and market decisions. → Read More

What ‘Medicare for All’ Means for U.S. Health Care: QuickTake

Through Medicare, the U.S. health-insurance program created in 1965 to help older Americans afford their medical bills, the government helps one in five citizens pay for doctor visits, blood tests, prescription drugs, stays in hospitals or nursing facilities, and hospice care. Why not offer those benefits to everybody? “Medicare for All” has emerged as... → Read More

Health Insurance Costs Surpass $20,000 Per Year, Hitting a Record

(Bloomberg) -- The cost of family health coverage in the U.S. now tops $20,000, an annual survey of employers found, a record high that has pushed an increasing number of American workers into plans that cover less or cost more, or force them out of the insurance market entirely.“It’s as much as buying → Read More

Health Insurance Costs Surpass $20,000 Per Year, Hitting a Record

(Bloomberg) -- The cost of family health coverage in the U.S. now tops $20,000, an annual survey of employers found, a record high that has pushed an increas... → Read More

Health Insurance That Doesn’t Cover the Bills Has Flooded the Market Under Trump

The administration’s moves to weaken the Affordable Care Act have taken hold, and companies are cashing in. → Read More

Your ‘Medicare for All’ Questions, Answered

“Medicare for All” has emerged as a rallying cry among Democrats in the early stages of the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign, though it means different things to different people. → Read More

Ruling Striking Down Obamacare Won’t Affect Coverage, Yet

A federal judge’s ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional was a Friday-evening bombshell and a first-round victory for opponents of the law. A crimson banner appeared on the federally run website over the weekend to reassure potential customers: “Court’s decision does → Read More

Fewer People Are Buying Obamacare Plans as Trump Pushes Other Options

More than halfway through the 45-day enrollment period, fewer people have selected plans for 2019 on than in the same period a year ago, new government data show. The decline in signups follows an effort by the Trump administration to promote cheaper coverage with fewer consumer protections → Read More