The UnitedHealth Group Inc. executive whose Optum division helped states and the federal government fix Obamacare health exchanges will become second-in- command at the agency that runs the U.S. program.
The U.K.’s health-cost regulator said it may reject Gilead Sciences Inc.’s $60,000 hepatitis C drug Sovaldi, and asked for more data before deciding whether the British government should pay for the treatment.
A former Anonymous hacker who faced 26 years in prison for staging global cyber-attacks, was set free by a judge who credited him with helping prevent at least 300 such intrusions, including one on the U.S. Senate website.
Britain’s National Health Service will need another overhaul in five years if “damaging” changes being implemented by the government are allowed to continue, the editors of three U.K. health-care publications said.
The U.K.’s National Health Service will have an oversupply of as many as 20,000 doctors by the end of the decade, pressuring medical professionals to accept lower- paid roles or seek work abroad, the Financial Times said.