The practice, which is commonly referred to as "cramming", is illegal and often goes undetected because the charges are small. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, said the practice has become widespread and causes substantial financial harm to subscribers.
Highway 101 were closed for part of the day, county fire department officials said. Hundreds of firefighters battled the blaze in the Solimar Beach area of Ventura County and were able to draw containment lines around 60 per cent of the conflagration by Saturday evening, county fire officials said.
Valeant shares had plummeted anywhere from 60%-70% over the past three months on the heels of the Philidor accusations and ongoing Congressional and regulatory inquiries into the drugmaker's pricing and distribution models. Philidor , which is shutting down following accusations of improper billing, accounted for about 7 percent of Valeant sales so far this year. On Tueday, it announced plans to deliver up to US$600 million in annual savings to the USA health-care system starting next ...
The final episode of ITV's Downton Abbey will be broadcast on Christmas Day. BBC sci-fi favorite Doctor Who , starring Peter Capaldi, in 2014 drew an overnight audience of 6.34 million on Christmas Day, beating out Downton Abbey . Patricia Hodge, best known in recent years for her role in BBC One comedy Miranda, will play the mother of Bertie Pelham. We'll know more next year.
In its annual report, Chipotle has noted it may be at a higher risk for outbreaks of food-borne illnesses because of its "fresh produce and meats rather than frozen, and our reliance on employees cooking with traditional methods rather than automation".
The deal also calls for offering 30 brand name drugs at the same price as their generic equivalents, representing a discount of 5 percent to 95 percent through Walgreens pharmacies. Clearly, the firm is attempting to show that it's shifting its strategy significantly with the new distribution deal and planned price cuts. Express Scripts, the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, said that its drug reimbursement and coverage policies remain in place.