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1059 Articles Matching "prices"

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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Report That Finds Sharp Increase In Commercial Health Care Prices Highlights Geographical Differences In Costs

Mar 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"That fact that you could be paying 2.5 times more for the same healthcare services in San Jose than in Baltimore suggests there is a lot of variation in prices across the country," said Bill Johnson, lead author of the report. Meanwhile, Humana launches a bundled-payment model for some Medicare Advantage...
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Insurance Giant UnitedHealthcare Will Require All New Employer-Sponsored Health Plans To Pass Drug Discounts To Consumers

Mar 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Pharmacy benefit managers typically negotiate rebates from pharmaceutical companies to help offset the high initial prices set for many drugs. But those discounts rarely flow directly to consumers. The rebate system has come under intense scrutiny as of late as lawmakers take aim at high drug prices and pharma companies point the blame elsewhere. Meanwhile, the Senate Finance Committee plans to call executives from five pharmacy benefit managers--the middlemen who operate within the rebate...
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Senate panel asks CVS and four other pharmacy middlemen to testify about drug prices

Mar 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, asked Cigna, CVS, Humana, OptumRx and Prime Therapeutics to testify on Capitol Hill on April...
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China hog prices hit 14-month high as African swine fever slashes output

Mar 12, 2019 , Reuters
Chinese hog prices marched to their highest in 14 months on Monday and look set to keep rising after weeks of gains, analysts and producers said, as the worst disease outbreak to hit the country's vast pig herd in years chops supply....
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Lawmakers United Against High Drug Prices Bare Partisan Teeth

Mar 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Clear differences of opinion emerged between Democrats and Republicans during a House Ways and Means subcommittee hearing about how to make prescription drugs more affordable in the Medicare...
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Perspectives: Could An All-You-Can-Use Netflix-Like Subscription Model Work To Curb High Drug Prices?

Mar 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Read recent commentaries about drug-cost...
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Americans want lower prescription prices, but not if it means fewer drugs, survey finds

Mar 07, 2019 , CNBC Health
About 90 percent in the poll agree with Trump plans to require drug companies to include list prices in ads and to ease development of generic...
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J&J prices ketamine-like depression treatment at $590-$885 for two doses

Mar 07, 2019 , Reuters
Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday its nasal spray depression treatment, called Spravato, will be priced at $590 for a 56 mg dose and $885 for 84 mg....
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Pharma CEOs Brush Off Importance Of List Prices, But Here’s Why They Actually Do Matter To Consumers

Mar 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical...
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Amid uproar over high drug prices, Eli Lilly introduces generic insulin at half price of brand-name Humalog

Mar 05, 2019 , CNN Health
Pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly will sell a cheaper generic version of its rapid-acting insulin Humalog, according to a statement Monday from Chairman and CEO Dave Ricks....
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Eli Lilly seeks to quell drug price anger with cheaper insulin

Mar 05, 2019 , Reuters
Drugmaker Eli Lilly announced plans on Monday to sell a half-price version of its popular insulin injection Humalog, as it fends off criticism about rising drug prices in the United States....
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Lilly to launch a half-price version of insulin

Mar 05, 2019 , CNBC Health
U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly plans to sell a half-price version of its Humalog insulin injection, as it fends off criticism about rising drug...
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Prescription Drug Pricing Hearing: Is The Senate Probing In The Wrong Place?

Mar 05, 2019 , Forbes
Last week a Senate hearing was held on prescription drug prices. To be constructive the Senate should not only probe the pricing of prescription drugs by pharmaceutical manufacturers, it should also investigate the billing and pricing practices of hospitals, physicians, and...
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Longer Looks: The Minimum Wage And Public Health; The Jail-Health Care Crisis; And Bringing Down Drug Prices

Mar 02, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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Cramer Remix: This stock was left for dead - Now it has my blessing

Mar 02, 2019 , CNBC Health
Jim Cramer reveals that Norwegian Cruise Line is a stand out stock now that oil prices have...
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Watch: Big Week For Drug Pricing Debate Featured On C-SPAN

Mar 02, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
KHN correspondent Emmarie Huetteman appeared on the C-SPAN program “Washington Journal,” where she fielded viewers’ calls about high drug prices and industry...
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Novartis faces shareholder criticism over drug prices at AGM

Mar 01, 2019 , Reuters
Novartis's shift into high-tech drugs won praise for providing patients with new options but criticism over prices that may run into the millions of dollars at the Swiss drugmaker's annual general meeting on Thursday....
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Senators Grill Drug Company CEOs on High Drug Prices

Mar 01, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Senators Grill Drug Company CEOs on High Drug PricesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/27/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/27/2019 12:00:00...
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Different Takes: ‘Medicare For All’ Is Not A Magic Pill Unless Cost Of Delivery Falls; Talk About Lowering Drug Prices Won’t Cut It

Mar 01, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers weigh in on efforts to improve quality of care and lower...
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