Why Ontario parents could soon be paying more for prescription drugs

22 March 2019 - Some Ontario parents will be paying more for their kids’ medicine starting next month. Young adults ...

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Struggling to stay alive: rising insulin prices cause diabetics to go to extremes

20 March 2019 - The escalating cost of insulin has desperate diabetics rationing medication, acquiring the drug from friends or getting ...

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Fewer people are strategising with prescription drug choices to control their health care costs

19 March 2019 - The U.S. has the highest drug prices in the world. Despite enormous expenses in research and ...

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Private health insurance costs the biggest household spending concern, survey finds

19 March 2019 - Private health insurance costs have overtaken electricity bills as the biggest household spending worry, according to ...

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Think drugs are expensive in the U.S.? Just try China

19 March 2019 - Beijing will want pharma companies to share the pain of the country’s growing health care costs. ...

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Chile takes several ‘unorthodox’ steps to push back on drug prices, angering pharma

18 March 2019 - Searching for ways to beat back rising drug costs, the Chilean legislature is advancing three measures ...

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Medicines only work if patients can afford them: solutions for the high drug prices era

18 March 2019 - Since 2000, more than 500 new medicines have been approved by the FDA.  ...

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The impact of pharmaceutical rebates on patients’ drug expenditures

18 March 2019 - The drug-pricing landscape in Canada is complex, with 4 different agencies and each provincial, territorial and federal ...

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Prescription drug prices are out of control

17 March 2019 - In an all-too-rare example of political consensus, congressional law makers on both sides of the aisle ...

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What 1 April 2019 private health insurance changes mean for you

17 March 2019 - When the calendar flips to April 1 this year, many private health insurance customers will need ...

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'Have you got insurance?': the US style question finding its way to Australian hospitals

16 March 2019 - “Have you got insurance?” It is the first question faced by any patient walking into a ...

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Patient advocates applaud Cancer Drug Parity Act filed in both the U.S. House and Senate

13 March 2019 - The Coalition to Improve Access to Cancer Care and its members from across the cancer patient ...

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UnitedHealth expands drug rebate program to consumers

12 March 2019 - UnitedHealth, the country’s largest health insurer, said Tuesday it would expand a program that passes drug ...

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Prescription drug prices aren’t rising — they’re falling for the first time in 47 years

12 March 2019 - Yet skepticism abounds that drop in drug prices will last. ...

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AARP launches 'Stop Rx Greed' campaign targeting high prescription drug prices

12 March 2019 - Today, AARP announced the launch of 'Stop Rx Greed,' a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription ...

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