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In this short video, Foley & Lardner LLP partner Lawrence Vernaglia discusses the biggest obstacle to realizing a value-based system of health care, and what realistically can be done in the industry by taking "measured steps." ...read more
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Aetna Inc. will pay $37 billion to acquire fellow health insurance giant Humana Inc., or a $1 billion breakup fee if antitrust regulators balk, under a cash-and-stock deal guided by Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and unveiled Friday. ...read more
Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. said Wednesday that it has paid $234 million to acquire four Maryland transitional care facilities and that their leases are expected to generate $24.5 million a year. ...read more
Reed Smith LLP upped its managed care practice by snagging a team of five litigators from Foley & Lardner LLP for its Chicago office, including a former partner and vice-chair of litigation who specializes in defending consumer class actions. ...read more
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