Bristol-Myers Squibb

St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco. (CBS)

HealthWatch: Cancer Patient Says SF Hospital Denied Insurer-Approved Care

A college professor and mother of two with a serious illness said a Bay Area hospital denied potentially life-prolonging treatment, despite approval from her insurance company.

04/26/2012

(AP)

California Officials Seek Lower Prices For AIDS Drugs

California’s treasurer on Friday became the second state official to ask leading makers of AIDS medications to extend lower prices and rebates for drugs to help the state’s budget crisis.

CBS San Francisco–04/08/2011

Prescription Drugs

California Claims Drug Giant Bribed Docs To Prescribe

A whistleblower lawsuit claims Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. bribed doctors to prescribe its drugs, costing insurers perhaps millions of dollars in the largest alleged health care fraud case ever handled by the state.

CBS San Francisco–03/18/2011

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