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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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15 Aug 2018

Express Scripts staking out million dollar gene therapies

Express Scripts Holding Co built a multi-billion enterprise pressuring drug companies to lower their prices for U.S. patients. Now it is quietly building a side business: getting paid to help drug companies dispense a new generation of high-priced drugs.

15 Aug 2018

RPT-FOCUS-Express Scripts staking out million dollar gene therapies

Aug 15 Express Scripts Holding Co built a multi-billion enterprise pressuring drug companies to lower their prices for U.S. patients. Now it is quietly building a side business: getting paid to help drug companies dispense a new generation of high-priced drugs.

15 Aug 2018

Express Scripts staking out million-dollar gene therapies

Express Scripts Holding Co built a multi-billion enterprise pressuring drug companies to lower their prices for U.S. patients. Now it is quietly building a side business: getting paid to help drug companies dispense a new generation of high-priced drugs.

01 Aug 2018

Icahn, with sizable stake in Cigna, to oppose Express Scripts acquisition: WSJ

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has a sizable stake in health insurer Cigna and plans to vote against its planned $52 billion acquisition of pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts , the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/carl-icahn-has-sizable-stake-in-cigna-plans-to-vote-against-express-scripts-deal-1533150217 on Wednesday.

17 Jul 2018

UnitedHealth second quarter medical costs miss estimates, shares slide

UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, on Tuesday reported second-quarter medical costs slightly higher than Wall Street expectations, sending its shares down 4 percent and weighing on the rest of the sector.

05 Jul 2018

Drugmakers try evasion, tougher negotiations to fight new U.S. insurer tactic

NEW YORK In the escalating battle over U.S. prescription drug prices, major pharmaceutical companies are scrambling to limit the economic damage from a new U.S. insurer tactic that coaxes patients away from expensive drugs.

21 Jun 2018

Oscar to expand individual health insurance to more states

NEW YORK Oscar Health, which began selling individual health insurance in New York for the 2014 launch of the Obamacare exchanges, on Thursday announced plans to expand into Florida, Michigan and Arizona next year, even as the Trump administration seeks to undercut that marketplace with cheaper insurance products.

20 Jun 2018

Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan name Atul Gawande CEO of healthcare venture

NEW YORK Well-regarded surgeon and author Atul Gawande, a critic of his industry's medical practices, will lead the new company being formed by Amazon.com Inc, Berkshire Hathaway Inc and JPMorgan Chase & Co that aims to cut U.S. employee healthcare costs, the companies said on Wednesday.

12 Jun 2018

Fed up with rising costs, big U.S. firms dig into healthcare

SAN JOSE, Calif. At its Silicon Valley headquarters, network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc is going to unusual lengths to take control of the relentless increase in its U.S. healthcare costs. | Video

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