News bites: Making CLASS work

Kaiser Health News examines ways to make the CLASS Act work.

Johnson & Johnson directors won dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit accusing them of ignoring "red flags," foreshadowing product recalls and government probes of manufacturing defects and marketing practices, Bloomberg reports.

Access to anti-retroviral therapy has increased from 10 percent of eligible people in low- and middle-income countries to 50 percent over the past 10 years, says a new report funded by the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations.

Hospitals across the country offer widely varying degrees of palliative care, reports Kaiser Health News.