Morning Rounds (12.04.12)

Fitch Ratings has come out with a forecast that predicts low single-digit growth for most healthcare companies in 2013.

The Obama Administration aims to fund health insurance exchanges in Texas, and other states that don’t opt to set up their own, through fees paid by participating insurers.

Should human genes be patented? The U.S. Supreme Court will take up the matter in a case that has broad consequences for the future of gene-based medicine

Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp.’s quest to acquire a California hospital could drag on until January.