Why prescription drugs cost so much more in America

19 September 2019 - The US spends more per capita on medication than anywhere else in the world. It’s a key ...

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Immunotherapy a groundbreaking new cancer treatment, but prohibitively expensive

10 September 2019 - Dave Roberts is fighting for his life, and his doctor says there is only one option ...

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More Americans went without health insurance last year. It's the first increase in almost a decade.

10 September 2019 - The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first increase in ...

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Bernie Sanders went to Canada, and a dream of ‘Medicare for all’ flourished

9 September 2019 - The Vermont senator has staked his presidential campaign, and much of his political legacy, on transforming health ...

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Novo Nordisk launching additional US insulin affordability offerings in January 2020

6 September 2019 - $99 Cash Card Program provides 3,000 - 3,600 units of any combination of Novo Nordisk analog insulins ...

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'Outrageously expensive': new drug approval will cost Ontario family 100K per year

30 August 2019 - Drug cost jumped from $5,000 to more than $100,000 per year. ...

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Incorporating affordability concerns within cost-effectiveness analysis for health technology assessment

27 August 2019 - New framework considers the scale, time profile, and uncertainty of budget impacts. ...

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'Remove rugs from aged care' to reduce health insurance costs, report says

22 August 2019 - The medical devices industry is pushing back against further reforms to lower the cost of hip ...

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The $6 million drug claim

25 August 2019 - Dawn Patterson keeps a multimillion-dollar drug in the fridge, next to a bottle of root beer ...

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Private health insurance woes escalate as premiums, out-of-pocket costs rise

20 August 2019 - The Morrison government is facing an escalating affordability crisis in private health insurance, as premiums continue ...

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The lengths Americans go to for cheap medicine

15 August 2019 - With drug prices soaring in the US, people are travelling to Canada to buy life-saving medication.  ...

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The financial cost of a cancer diagnosis leaves many patients in poverty

15 August 2019 - When Jane was diagnosed with bowel cancer 12 months ago she knew the physical and mental ...

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Canadians benefitting from substantially lower generic drug prices

14 August 2019 - Latest agreement between public payers and the Canadian generic industry closes gap with international prices. ...

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Pssst ... want to buy some insulin or other lifesaving medicine? Go to Canada.

14 August 2019 - Last week, I walked into a small-town pharmacy in rural Canada in search of lifesaving medicine: ...

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Boston startup signs up millions for lower prescription drug costs

12 August 2019 - Ever had that uneasy feeling at the pharmacy counter when you’re not sure if a prescription drug ...

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