Tagged: Health Care

Judge Tosses Rock Dental’s COVID-19 Lawsuit

Judge Tosses Rock Dental’s COVID-19 Lawsuit

Health CareLegal

A federal judge dismisses a lawsuit filed by a Little Rock dental network that sued its insurance carrier for denying coverage for business losses suffered as a result of COVID-19, ruling the policy didn’t cover such losses. read more >

Walmart Asks Judge to Toss Opioid Case

Walmart Asks Judge to Toss Opioid Case

Health CareLegal

Walmart Inc. of Bentonville has asked a federal judge to throw out the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against it over allegations that its pharmacists unlawfully dispensed opioids, fueling the national opioid crisis. read more >

COVID-19 Slashes UAMS Profits

COVID-19 Slashes UAMS Profits

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At the end of February 2020, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock had a surplus of $22 million. But then COVID-19 surfaced. read more >

Many Businesses Continue Compensation During Pandemic

Many Businesses Continue Compensation During Pandemic

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Since Jan. 1, 2020, about half of U.S. businesses continued to pay at least some of their workers told not to work because of the coronavirus pandemic, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last month. read more >

Criminal Case for Physician Set for January

Criminal Case for Physician Set for January

Health CareLegal

The Arkansas State Medical Board is keeping a close eye on the pending federal criminal case of a doctor charged in connection with a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme involving prescription drugs. read more >