2336 Articles Matching "price"

‘You Work … And You Really Pay The Price’: How Middle-Class Americans Are Bearing Brunt Of High Deductible Revolution

Jul 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While wealthy Americans have been able to weather increasing costs, and the Affordable Care Act helps those on Medicaid afford coverage, the middle class is at a loss. The families have health insurance, but they can't afford care. The divide is creating ever-deepening resentment, especially toward those who receive government help....
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Phreesia's CEO hopes today's strong listing is 'blazing a trail' for 2019's remaining digital health IPOs

Jul 19, 2019 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The digital health mainstay closed its first day of trading roughly 40% above its set price, and looks forward to scaling its business as a public...
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Exclusive: Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns

Jul 19, 2019 , Reuters
Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country's drug supply or raise costs for its own citizens, officials have told U.S. authorities, in a new setback to the Trump administration's efforts to tackle high drug prices, according to documents obtained by Reuters....
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People Keep Using Car Sticker Analogy To Argue For Drug Price Transparency. Here’s Why The Comparison Doesn’t Work.

Jul 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The common comparison of having increased transparency in drug pricing to forcing car companies to add sticker prices is flawed because it overstates the usefulness of the knowledge by implying that patients have much more power to act — to shop around or negotiate — than they actually do. In other pharmaceutical news: lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill, money for a biotech firm, and a CBO projection on the Senate's drug pricing bill....
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Withings rolls out connected blood pressure, ECG cuff in EU; US launch slated for Q3

Jul 18, 2019 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
While the less pricey Withings BPM Connect is now available in both regions' Apple and Withings storefronts, the US launch of the ECG-enabled BPM Core is on hold as the company awaits FDA...
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It Doesn’t Seem To Matter How Outraged Everyone Is Over Drug Prices. In Washington, Pharma’s Still Winning.

Jul 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical...
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It Used To Be Easy To Cure Urinary Tract Infections. But Now They’re Becoming Increasingly Resistant To Antibiotics.

Jul 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The drug ampicillin, once a mainstay for treating the infections, has been abandoned as a gold standard because multiple strains of UTIs are resistant to it. “This is crazy. This is shocking,” said Lance Price, director of the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center at George Washington University. In other public health news: mental health and apps, sleep training, firefighter suicides, skull fractures in infants, climate change and health, young blood, and more....
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On Prescription Drug Prices, Will Trump Turn Words Into Action?

Jul 16, 2019 , Forbes
At this point, it's hard not to be skeptical as the Administration has been long on rhetoric and short on action when it comes to lowering prescription drug...
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Top strategist says it's time to buy health care, the worst-performing sector this year

Jul 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Investors should look to buy health-care stocks because concerns about "Medicare for All" have been priced in, says longtime bull Julian...
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Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan

Jul 14, 2019 , Reuters
Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 White House candidates are rushing to seize the spotlight on the issue....
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Different Takes: Pros And Cons On Trump’s About Face On Drug Rebates

Jul 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on Trump's change of heart on drug rebates and Ohio's attempt to lower drug...
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Price Transparency Will Deliver Real Results for Patients

Jul 13, 2019 , Forbes
In order to deliver on the promises of the President's executive order on health care price transparency, those in DC should learn from state efforts toward "Right to Shop" transparency so patients get real price information ahead of time, can compare options, and get rewarded when they...
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China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
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Trump’s Aborted Drug Price Rule Spares ‘Middlemen’ And The Drug Industry

Jul 12, 2019 , Forbes
The Trump administration only months ago said eliminating drug rebates would go a long way to reducing the cost of prescription drugs that the government buys for millions of...
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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Could The ACA Really Go Away?

Jul 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Is the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional? That was the question before a federal appeals court in New Orleans this week. Two of the three judges on the panel seemed inclined to agree with a lower court that the elimination of the tax penalty for failure to maintain coverage could mean the entire health law should fall. Also this week, President Donald Trump wants to improve care for people with kidney disease. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner and...
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Big Pharma won't like Trump's next move after rebate rule is abandoned, investors fear

Jul 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Another way President Trump could make a push to lower drug prices is with a proposal announced last year that would allow Medicare to create an "international pricing...
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White House scraps key plan to lower U.S. drug prices; may target drugmakers

Jul 12, 2019 , Reuters
The Trump administration on Thursday scrapped one of its most ambitious proposals for lowering prescription medicine prices, backing down from a policy aimed at health insurers and raising the possibility of new measures focused on drugmakers....
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Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge

Jul 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by JudgeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/10/2019 12:00:00...
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Recent Antitrust Actions Against Hospitals, Insurers Purchasing Physician Practices Hint Of Obstacles To Come

Jul 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Recent decisions in court cases come as concerns mount over the growing consolidation of hospitals and physician practices and the impact on prices and total health spending. In other health industry news: jobs, blood pressure devices, and artificial intelligence....
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U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads

Jul 09, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
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