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1129 Articles Matching "prices"

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements....
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Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.58 million euros over 5 years

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
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Lawmakers urge DOJ to launch criminal investigation of generic drug makers

Jun 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Two top lawmakers urged the US Department of Justice on Thursday to launch a criminal investigation into the nation's generic drug manufacturers to see whether their executives conspired to raise prices at the expense of the American public....
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The $2.1 Million Question: What Are The Medical, Ethical Implications Of The World's Priciest Drug?

Jun 11, 2019 , Forbes
Excessive drug prices, unnecessary medical procedures and other forms of healthcare waste are ethically wrong and, if left unchecked, will prove...
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Viewpoints: More Babies Will Be Harmed Than Saved From The Ban On Fetal Tissue Research; Patients Need Strong Incentives To Consider Health Care Prices

Jun 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
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At Over $2 Million Zolgensma Is The World's Most Expensive Therapy, Yet Relatively Cost-Effective

Jun 06, 2019 , Forbes
Too often the discussion of a drug's price is fixated on eye-popping numbers and not value. It's laudable that ICER redirected us to the discussion of value. In some instances, high prices may be justified by value; in others,...
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Heritage Pharmaceuticals to pay $7 million to settle price-fixing allegations

Jun 01, 2019 , Reuters
Heritage Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay more than $7 million to settle allegations that it fixed the prices of several medicines, including a key diabetes drug, the Justice Department said....
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Sen. Wyden visits NCPA board member’s community pharmacy

May 31, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Michele Belcher, a National Community Pharmacists Association board member and owner of Grants Pass Pharmacy, discussed efforts to reduce drug prices that are underway in the Senate Finance Committee. Read More...
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Exclusive: Canada told drugmakers it would limit scope of some new price rules

May 30, 2019 , Reuters
The Canadian government has assured the pharmaceutical industry that new features of its plan to cut drug costs would apply only to new medicines, Health Canada said, offering some relief to drugmakers even as other regulations could still lower prices of medicines already on the market....
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Blink Health Taking On Middle Men To Democratize Drug Prices

May 25, 2019 , Forbes
Blink Health uses the leverage of its more than 600,000 customers to negotiate directly with pharmacies, as opposed to going through the pharmacy benefit managers that currently control the prescription drug...
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House Committee Leaders Target Medicare Part D With Draft Legislation To Lower Drug Costs

May 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“Already this Congress, our committees have held several hearings with patients and experts from across the political spectrum to discuss options to lower prescription drug prices,” the bipartisan group of House lawmakers said. “Universally these witnesses agreed that Medicare Part D can and should be improved to cap out-of-pocket spending, and lower costs both for the patients and for the Medicare program.” The bill came the same week as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began to test the...
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The Bond Market Points To A Trump Win In 2020

May 25, 2019 , Forbes
Prices for corporate bonds point to a heating up of the U.S. economy early next year. And when it comes to who wins the White House, the strength of the economy always ranks high in the voting...
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WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear

May 24, 2019 , Reuters
Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
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African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers

May 24, 2019 , Reuters
French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in China, they said on Thursday, warning of potential bankruptcies in the sector....
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Colorado is the first state to cap skyrocketing insulin co-pays

May 24, 2019 , CNN Health
The skyrocketing prices of insulin are a nationwide issue and Colorado has become the first state to pass legislation that tackles the problem....
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What Martha's Vineyard's Gas Stations Can Teach Us About Drug Pricing

May 24, 2019 , Forbes
Price transparency can provide the tools for tacit collusion resulting in higher rather than lower...
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Blink Health Taking On Big Pharma To Democratize Drug Prices

May 24, 2019 , Forbes
Blink Health uses the leverage of its more than 600,000 customers to negotiate directly with pharmacies, as opposed to going through the pharmacy benefit managers that currently control the prescription drug...
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Price Transparency: Why Are Drug Prices Such A Bitter Pill to Swallow?

May 18, 2019 , Forbes
Do you know how much you’ll pay out-of-pocket to fill your latest prescription? If you’re like the vast majority of Americans, probably not. We’re so used to sticker shock at the pharmacy that it has taken over a decade of rising drug prices to make it under the national...
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Longer Looks: The Threat To Abortion, Trump And Drug Prices & What CBD Can Do

May 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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People should be able to get health care without going bankrupt, GoodRx co-CEO says

May 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Most Americans could go bankrupt if their health insurance won't cover high pharmaceutical prices, co-CEO Doug Hirsch...
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