Bruce Japsen

Senior Contributor|Healthcare

I've written about the business of healthcare for more than three decades, starting from my native Iowa where I covered the presidential campaign bus rides of Bill and Hillary Clinton through the Hawkeye state talking health reform and the economy. I have covered the rise, fall

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Elevance Health’s Profits Hit $2.3 Billion Despite Drop In Medicaid Enrollees

Elevance Health said second quarter profits surpassed $2.3 billion as sales of individual coverage and health services growth offset a big loss of Medicaid enrollees.

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7,546 viewsJul 16, 2024

UnitedHealth Group Cyberattack Costs To Hit $2.3 Billion This Year

UnitedHealth Group now says the total impact of the cyberattack on its Change Healthcare unit will cost the company $2.3 billion to $2.45 billion in 2024.

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272 viewsJul 12, 2024

Physician Pay Jumps As Post-Pandemic Patients Return

Physicians are working harder for more pay as patients return for care like doctor practices haven’t seen since before the Covid-19 pandemic hit in 2020.

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6,773 viewsJul 1, 2024

After Billions In Losses, Walgreens Doesn’t Want To Own VillageMD

Walgreens is looking to reduce its majority investment in the doctor-staffed clinic operator VillageMD after billions of dollars in losses.

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4,103 viewsJul 1, 2024

As Walgreens Closes Stores, Turnaround May Take ‘Quarters, Not Months’

Walgreens CEO says a turnaround of the drugstore giant’s U.S. retail pharmacy business could take several “quarters, not months.”