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1078 Articles Matching "prices"

Perspectives: Importing Drugs From Canada Is Unsafe, Impractical And Unlikely To Reduce Prices

Apr 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
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Behind The Scenes, Three Key Figures Help Shape The Democrats’ Strategy On Reducing Drug Prices

Apr 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Stat offers a closer look at Richard Frank, Lauren Aronson and Gerard Anderson -- three of the key figures and Democratic health-policy thought leaders working closely with Wendell Primus, a top adviser for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). In other pharmaceutical news, the Supreme Court dealt pharma a loss by rebuffing Allergan's efforts to shield patents by transferring them to a Native American...
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PBM Executives Questioned On Drug Pricing Practices By Senate Finance Committee

Apr 16, 2019 , Forbes
In the wake of a proposal by the Department of HHS to remove safe harbor protections from rebates, PBMs have been resistant to full transparency, especially as it pertains to the net prices they pay for drugs and other fees they obtain in exchange for administering drug...
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Mulvaney: Trump Brought Down Drug Prices For The First Time In 50 Years

Apr 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
It’s "within spitting distance of something that’s true," said one health economist. But our fact check found it wasn't quite there....
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Health stocks plunge as uncertainty rises on Obamacare, Congress threatens action on drug prices

Apr 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Health-care stocks were poised to end the week in the red after lawmakers on Capitol Hill threatened to take legislative action against the nation's largest pharmacy benefit mangers on rising prescription drug...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health’: Still More ‘Medicare-For-All’

Apr 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Sarah Kliff of , Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Paige Winfield Cunningham of The Washington Post join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss the latest version of a “Medicare-for-all” bill by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a presidential hopeful, and Democratic and Republican reactions to it. They also discuss the latest on congressional efforts to rein in drug prices and another state effort to expand Medicaid — but not exactly in the way voters wanted. Also, Rovner interviews Ceci...
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The Blame Game: Everyone And No One Is Raising Insulin Prices

Apr 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
During Wednesday’s House subcommittee hearing on insulin price hikes, drug makers and benefits managers pointed fingers at each other for the last decade’s 300% price increase, frustrating congressional...
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Sanofi sets a fixed price of insulin at $99 per month for some patients

Apr 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
The move is a pre-emptive one as the French drugmaker is set to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the rising prices of insulin later in the...
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Perspectives: Among All The Finger-Pointing On Drug Prices, We Should Be Looking At The Government’s Mistakes

Apr 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
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On rising insulin prices, lawmaker tells pharma execs: 'Your days are numbered'

Apr 11, 2019 , CNN Health
Lawmakers tensed with frustration, some clenching their jaws, while grilling a panel of pharmacy and pharmaceutical company executives about the soaring cost of insulin during a congressional hearing on Wednesday. The tension could be felt as some executives fidgeted in their chairs while answering lawmakers' questions....
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The Biopharmaceutical Cartel And High Drug Prices

Apr 11, 2019 , Forbes
But rather than use tired attacks on the biopharmaceutical industry, upon which we depend to bring much needed treatments and cures, let’s focus the discusion on solutions that can help people pay for medicine while providing the type of revenues needed by the biopharmaceutical industry to...
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CVS, Cigna, Humana blame Big Pharma at Senate hearing for skyrocketing US drug prices

Apr 10, 2019 , CNBC Health
Executives from the nation's largest pharmacy benefit managers deny that "backdoor deals" with drugmakers are responsible for high drug...
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With Health Care Costs As A Top Concern Among Voters, State Legislatures Eye Ways To Make Care More Affordable

Apr 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
State lawmakers across the country are trying to find ways to make health care cheaper, from expanding Medicaid programs to creating a public option to addressing high drug prices....
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States Have Been Leading The Charge Against Surprise Medical Bills–Can Congress Catch Up?

Apr 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
At least 25 states now have laws protecting patients from surprise out-of-network bills. Now, there's starting to be more movement in Congress over the issue, which both Republicans and Democrats have spoken out against. In other news: outpatient prices outpace in-office costs for same treatments, and why cash rewards are powerful enough to change consumers' behavior....
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Cigna launches program to cap out-of-pocket insulin costs at $25/month

Apr 04, 2019 , Reuters
Health insurer Cigna Corp on Wednesday launched a program aimed at ensuring some diabetes patients pay no more than $25 for a 30-day supply of insulin in the wake of heightened public scrutiny over soaring prices of the life-saving drug....
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Hearing Aid Startups Slash Prices By Following The Warby Parker Sales Model

Apr 02, 2019 , Forbes
Startups like Eargo and Audicus are trying to break into the market for hearing aids that's controlled by five manufacturers. Their pitch: lower costs by cutting out audiologists and storefronts, similar to how Warby Parker sells glasses online....
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April 1-5: What Events Are Coming in Health Care

Mar 29, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
March 28—Next week’s healthcare finance events and developments include the online posting of 340B ceiling prices by a federal...
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Schnucks’ app upgrade helps locate best in-store prices

Mar 27, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
A new shopping list feature in the Schnucks Rewards consumer app automatically organizes the order of customers’ lists based on the layout of their selected Schnucks store. Read More...
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Trump wants to work with Democrats on drug prices, infrastructure: aide

Mar 27, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump is willing to work with congressional Democrats to lower drug prices for Americans and on infrastructure funding, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Tuesday....
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Medicines Only Work if Patients Can Afford Them: Solutions For The High Drug Prices Era

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
New drug therapies help people live longer, better lives. But in a world of increasing health costs, prescribing life-saving medications for our patients isn’t enough. Physicians, health plans and pharmaceutical manufacturers have to ensure that patients can afford to take them, as...
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