Health Care Stocks Decline On Policy Trepidation - Health Care Roundup

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Shares of health-care companies fell amid trepidation about the policy outlook. Shares of Centene rose after the health insurer struck a $3.75 billion deal to buy into non-profit, Medicaid-focused Fidelis Care, as an entree to the New York market. Canadian financial authorities are debating whether approving stock-exchange listings for cannabis companies would violate U.S. law. Inotek Pharmaceuticals rose after the drug developer struck a deal to merge with smaller startup Rocket Pharmaceuticals.

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-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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September 13, 2017 16:24 ET (20:24 GMT)