AAFP, AMA: Congressional Budget Office report shows AHCA needs work

The presidents of AAFP and AMA have unleashed a new round of criticism regarding the American Health Care Act, the bill initiating the repeal of the Affordable Care Act that narrowly passed the House earlier this month.The groups’ comments come after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and Joint Committee on Taxation released a report on Wednesday that indicated the House-passed version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) would leave 14 million more people uninsured than under the present law. According to the CBO report, that number would increase to (Read more...)

Aerie Pharmaceuticals Announces Public Offering of Common Stock

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AERI), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of first-in-class therapies for the treatment of patients with glaucoma and other diseases of the eye, today announced that it has commenced a registered underwritten public offering of $50 million of shares of its common stock. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is acting as the sole bookrunner for the offering. Aerie intends t