Health Care Lower Amid Regulatory Uncertainty -- Health Care Roundup

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Shares of health-care companies fell as regulations remained up in the air.

Republicans pushing an effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act have changed the bill's text as a deadline draws near, including more benefits for states such as Alaska, home of Sen. Lisa Murkowski, one of the bill's opponents.

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Intercept Pharmaceuticals said it will take additional steps to try to ensure the safe use of its new liver-disease drug Ocaliva, after several patients died or had serious liver injury after taking the drug.

Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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September 25, 2017 17:01 ET (21:01 GMT)