Humana, the second-biggest seller of Medicare managed care plans and prescription drug plans, owns more than 300 clinics in 40 states after acquiring Concentra Inc. in December. (Source: Bloomberg, June 21, 2011) Video here
A federal appeals court upheld President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, rejecting arguments that it violates the Constitution by requiring Americans either to buy insurance or pay a penalty.
The Cincinnati-based court today by a 2-1 vote turned aside a challenge to the legislation by the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Thomas More Law Center, a Christian-based public interest law firm, which contended Congress exceeded its constitutional power in imposing the individual mandate. (Source: Bloomberg, June 22, 2011)
HR 2376 (DeGette, D-CO), to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human stem cell research, including human embryonic stem cell research, and for other purposes; to Energy and Commerce. CR 6/24/11, H4574.
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