BBG AMER HEALTH-SERVICE 3 Month Change
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The Bloomberg Americas Health Care Services Index is a capitalization-weighted index of the leading health care services stocks in the North, South, and Central American region. The index was developed with a base value of 100 as of December 31, 1999. The parent index is BWORLDUS.

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Gilead Drops After Drug Manager Blocks $1,000 Hepatitis Pill

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Gilead Sciences Inc. shares sank after the biggest drug-benefit manager in the U.S. chose a pill from AbbVie Inc. to be the sole hepatitis C treatment approved for many patients, as insurers seek to rein in the rising cost of medicine.

Gilead’s Dispute With Insurers Leaves Doctors on Sidelines

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Doctors caught in the middle of an escalating battle over U.S. drug prices are losing influence over their patients’ treatment even as they gain an opportunity to treat more people more affordably.

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