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912 Articles Matching "prices"

Editorial: Healthcare, our biggest trade barrier

Dec 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Tariff battles, whether in 1992 or 2018, will not solve what remains one of U.S. businesses' main international competitiveness problems: the higher prices they pay for healthcare and the tab's uneven...
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The Amount Americans Spend On Healthcare Is Still Growing, But More And More Slowly

Dec 07, 2018 , Forbes
Prices are going up, but Americans seem to be using fewer healthcare products and services....
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Reading The Tea Leaves In Blue Wave’s Wake

Nov 30, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Alice Ollstein of Politico and Anna Edney of Bloomberg News discuss the impact of House Democratic leadership elections and their impact on health policy; as well as efforts by the Trump administration to address high drug prices and ensure the safety of medical devices. Plus, Julie Rovner interviews KHN’s Jay Hancock about the latest “Bill of the...
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Iceberg lettuce prices soar as much as 168% after E. coli outbreak takes romaine off shelves

Nov 30, 2018 , CNBC Health
Prices for lettuce varieties including iceberg and Boston lettuce soared after an outbreak of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce stopped sales of the popular salad...
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Perspectives: In An Era Where Bitter Partisanship Is The Norm, High Drug Prices Present A Common Enemy

Nov 29, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
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Teva prices EpiPen generic at $300, same price as Mylan generic

Nov 28, 2018 , Reuters
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Tuesday it launched its generic version of Mylan NV's EpiPen at the wholesale price of $300 for a pack of two auto-injectors - the same price as Mylan's generic version of the emergency allergy shot....
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Trump Medicare plan cuts prescription prices, but risks losing coverage of some cancer, HIV drugs

Nov 28, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed changes to Medicare prescription drug coverage that would allow insurers to stop covering certain "protected" classes of drugs used to treat common ailments like depression, cancer and...
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Could Sanders' plan to lower drug prices backfire?

Nov 27, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Drug industry insiders are questioning whether Sen. Bernie Sanders' proposal to cut pharma patent protections if drug prices are too high will ultimately limit access to new...
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Sky-high prices for air ambulances hurt those they are helping

Nov 27, 2018 , CNN Health
Sonna Anderson was enjoying a horseback ride through the Badlands in North Dakota in September 2017 when her horse, Cody, got spooked, jerked toward a fence and tripped on a cow track in the dirt. The horse rolled onto Anderson, who hit her head, briefly lost consciousness and broke three ribs....
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How To Compare Health Insurance Prices On HealthCare.gov

Nov 27, 2018 , Forbes
Health insurance shopping on the health exchange is in full swing and you have until December 15 to keep shopping. The Healthcare.gov website has become more user friendly making it easier to pick the right coverage. This is a step by step guide to shopping for coverage on...
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Medicare considers passing pharmacy rebates to Part D patients

Nov 27, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
In a sweeping new proposal focused on Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D, the CMS is considering a policy to cut off pharmacy profits through rebates and give Medicare Part D plans more power to negotiate protected class drug...
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Health Insurance -- How To Compare Prices On HealthCare.gov

Nov 26, 2018 , Forbes
Health insurance shopping on the health exchange is in full swing and you have until December 15 to keep shopping. The Healthcare.gov website has become more user friendly making it easier to pick the right coverage. This is a step by step guide to shopping for coverage on...
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China says pig supplies, prices stable as African swine fever reaches capital

Nov 23, 2018 , Reuters
China's hog supply and prices are stable, said an agriculture ministry official on Friday, as deadly African swine fever reached the capital Beijing for the first time....
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Pharmacists take aim at benefit managers

Nov 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Independent pharmacists in New York are calling for a state investigation into the practices of pharmacy benefit managers—the companies that negotiate drug prices on behalf of insurers and employers. They blame the PBMs for forcing owners...
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FamilyWize updates prescription discount mobile app

Nov 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
FamilyWize said its enhanced mobile app optimizes the user experience with customizable features to find the lowest cost prescription prices. Read More...
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New Congress To Tackle Burning Health Care Issues, Including Drug Prices

Nov 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
KHN’s Sarah Jane Tribble discusses the twists and turns with CBS...
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Pfizer to raise U.S. drug prices in January after previously backing down

Nov 17, 2018 , Reuters
Pfizer Inc said on Friday that it plans to hike U.S. prices on 41 of its medicines in January, after walking back its previous planned price increases this summer under pressure from President Donald Trump....
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Pfizer to raise prices on 41 prescription drugs next year despite pressure from Trump

Nov 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Pfizer deferred planned drug price increases this summer after President Donald Trump criticized the drug giant on...
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Perspectives: Requiring Pharma To Include Prices In Ads Sounds Nice, But It’s Likely To Do More Harm Than Good

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
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AAM, 28 groups oppose barriers to generics, biosimilar access in USMCA

Nov 15, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The AAM is expressing opposition, along with 28 groups, over the U.S. Mexico-Canada Agreement for its potential to keep drug prices high. Read More...
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