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Alphabet's Verily snags $1B in funding round

Brief Published Jan. 7, 2019 Dive Brief: Google-parent Alphabet’s life sciences arm Verily has raised $ 1 billion in a funding round led by private equity firm Silver Lake. Other investors include Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and additional global investment management firms. The money will go toward strategic partnerships, global business opportunities and potential acquisitions, the… Read More »

Insurer group urges CMS Administrator Seema Verma to reconsider pass-through funding for non-ACA plans

America’s Health Insurance Plans is urging Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma to prevent subsidies from being used to purchase plans that are not compliant with the Affordable Care Act. In a December 20 letter to Verma, AHIP said CMS’s October proposal to offer new flexibility through ACA waivers would destabilize the… Read More »