Supreme Court to review Kavanaugh ruling on Medicare payments

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case in which hospitals are challenging the way their Medicare payments are set. The hospitals won the last round — in a decision written by Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The details: Hospitals that treat a large number of low-income patients say Medicare should have solicited public comments before…

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Zelle Struggles to Prove It’s Not Just Another Payments App

Zelle, the money-transfer service owned by the largest U.S. banks, says it “changes the way money moves.” But it has struggled to distinguish itself from competitors it’s trying to fend off. Since Zelle’s launch in June 2017, bank executives have touted the speed, security, convenience and breadth of its network, part of their campaign to…

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Trump Heard on Leaked Tape With Cohen Discussing Payments

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Cohen Recorded Trump Talking About Hush Payments, Source Says

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Novartis Lawyer Retires in Relation to Cohen Payments

ZURICH—A top executive at Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG is stepping down as the global fallout widens from the recent disclosure of payments to a company owned by U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer. Novartis said Wednesday that general counsel Felix Ehrat, 61 years old, is retiring from the company in connection with $1.2 million…

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Report: Facebook developing digital token for payments

Facebook’s new blockchain division, led by ex-Messenger chief (and Coinbase board member) David Marcus, is reportedly developing its own digital token to facilitate online payments for its users, according to Cheddar. Why it matters: Blockchain tech and digital tokens are all the rage — it’s no surprise a giant like Facebook would explore the technology…

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