Tag Archives: Kathleen Sebelius

State Surprises as Obamacare Starts Up

by Tom Norton This past week or so, with Obamacare’s start up less than a year away, we have been treated to several entertaining vignettes as the nation’s governors begin to wrestle with the realities of the new healthcare law.  
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Taxpayers and Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Last Friday, an appellate court upheld an earlier judgment allowing government to fund embryonic stem cell research for the development of new therapies. Biotechs and advocacy groups cheered the decision but uncertainty remains, in large part due to the possibility of a Romney administration in the White House.
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Pfizer Settles Whistleblower Case for $2.3 Billion

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Pfizer, on Wednesday, agreed to pay $2.3 billion to end a US Department of Justice investigation citing the company for illegal off-label marketing tactics related to a number of products. It represents the largest single settlement of its type for a pharmaceutical company, topping Lilly’s $1.4 billion Zyprexa settlement […]
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