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NCPA ‘disappointed’ in decision to allow mega deal

September 20, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The National Community Pharmacists Association said it was “deeply disappointed” that UnitedHealth's $13.8 billion bid for Change Healthcare would be allowed to move forward. “We would like to thank the Department of Justice for meeting with us, listening to our concerns, and fighting to block two dominant companies from becoming even more dominant,” said B. Douglas Hoey, CEO. “We are deeply disappointed in Judge Carl Nichols’ decision, which...

Change Healthcare, National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), UnitedHealthGroup

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DOJ files lawsuit to stop UnitedHealth, Change Healthcare merger

February 25, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice, along with attorneys general in Minnesota and New York, have filed a lawsuit to stop UnitedHealth Group’s proposed $13 billion acquisition of Change Healthcare.  The civil complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, alleges the deal would harm competition in commercial health insurance markets, as well as in the market for a technology used by health insurers to process health insurance claims and reduce health...

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NCPA doubles down on UnitedHealth, Change deal 

February 7, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association reiterated its call to the Federal Trade Commission to block UnitedHealth Group’s acquisition of Change Healthcare in a recent letter. UHG owns United Healthcare, a major health insurer, and Optum, a pharmacy benefit manager and mail order pharmacy. NCPA CEO B. Douglas Hoey has warned the merger would create a massively unfair advantage in the marketplace for a company that is already dominant and would threaten fair competition,...

Change Healthcare, Home Infusion, National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs), UnitedHealth Group

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Optum, Change Healthcare join forces to streamline health care

January 7, 2021HME News Staff

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., and NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Optum, a division of UnitedHealth Group, and Change Healthcare have agreed to merge, combining two technology companies focused on serving health care.  Optum is a diversified health services company; Change Healthcare is a health care technology provider. Together, they will provide software and data analytics, technology-enabled services and research, advisory and revenue cycle management offerings.  “Together we...

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People news at Change Healthcare

June 25, 2020HME News Staff

Change Healthcare has announced that Bansi Nagji, president, health care at GoodRx, and former executive vice president and chief strategy and business development office at McKesson, has been appointed to its board of directors. With the addition of Nagji, the board now has 10 directors, nine of whom are independent. Prior to his positions at GoodRx and McKesson, Nagji was a principal at Deloitte Consulting. He also served on the board of Deloitte from 2013-15. Prior to that, he was with Monitor...

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Change Healthcare launches solutions update, expands access in wake of pandemic

May 22, 2020HME News Staff

NEWTON, Mass. - Change Healthcare, a healthcare technology company that provides data and analytics-driven solutions, has launched InterQual 2020, the latest edition of its flagship clinical decision support solution, and is providing immediate access to InterQual COVID-19 content to providers and payers nationwide. “Clinical decision-making and care management have always been challenging, but clinicians today are facing new and highly complex utilization issues,” said Laura Coughlin,...

Change Healthcare, Coronavirus, Pandemic

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