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    CMS Proposes Changes to Medicare Payments

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is exploring the possibility of changing the way doctors are paid for Part B drugs, and it is almost time for a decision—comments to the CMS

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  • Shifting Gears: Finance Advertising Trends

    Changes in advertising used by financial services providers shows they’ve let go of the visuals chocked-full of conspicuous consumption & high-end wealth, and for good reason.    

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    Time to Pay Up: Starbucks and the Netherlands Find Themselves in an EU Tax Dispute

    The European Commission recently decided that the Netherlands granted preferential tax treatment–allegedly amounting to state aid–to Starbucks Corp (SBUX). Both the Netherlands and

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    Martin Shkreli Reminds Us Why Big Pharma is the Shadiest Giant in the American Economy

    Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli faced Congress last month. And he laughed. While that may be putting it a bit too strongly, his suppressed snickering betrayed the fact that Big

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    Lessons Learned the Hard Way: The Wyly Brothers

    It doesn’t look like the shockwaves of the Wyly case will fade any time soon. Just this past month, Dallas Morning News reported that Caroline Wyly, the elderly widow of the late Charles Wyly, is

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