FDA approves the first interchangeable biosimilar insulin. Will it really lower the cost?

29 July 2021 - In a long-awaited move, the FDA has approved the first so-called interchangeable biosimilar version of insulin, ...

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Drug prices weigh on older Americans

9 July 2021 - Most Americans ages 50 and older rely on prescription drugs for their health, yet many worry ...

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The growing problem of out of pocket costs and affordability in employer sponsored insurance

9 July 2021 - While policy makers and health leaders have appropriately focused on addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, underlying racial and ...

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Eli Lilly CEO says drug maker will keep looking for ways to cut insulin costs as Walmart debuts lower price rival

29 June 2021 - Insulin has become a focal point in lawmakers’ debate over soaring drug prices — especially since it ...

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Walmart unveils low-price insulin as more patients with diabetes struggle to pay for drug

29 June 2021 - The company has made a bigger push into health care as it tries to leverage its massive ...

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Evio Pharmacy Solutions established to tackle affordability, outcomes, and experience with medications

22 June 2021 - Privately funded venture will offer innovative medication solutions to patients, providers and customers. ...

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Rare disease patient advocates continue battle for affordable drugs

23 June 2021 - Beth Vanstone, mother of local Cystic Fibrosis Warrior Madi Vanstone and director of the CF Get ...

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New drug could cost the Government as much as it spends on NASA

22 June 2021 - The Alzheimer’s treatment will cost $56,000 per patient, and millions may use it. The result: “crazy numbers” ...

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Expensive brain cancer drug no longer an option under Medicare

19 June 2021 - Brain tumour experts and patient advocates are among those decrying a decision by the seller of ...

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Sanders 'delighted' DeSantis asked White House to import Canadian prescription drugs

16 June 2021 - Senator Bernie Sanders said in an interview published on Wednesday that he was "delighted" that Florida ...

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Sweden's cost of medicines is increasing

15 June 2021 - Sweden's costs for pharmaceuticals have risen by approximately SEK 2 billion between 2019 and 2020.  ...

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Unaffordable treatment for severe malaria highlights U.S. drug market pitfalls

11 June 2021 - When Eli Lilly announced in 2017 that it would stop producing quinidine, it was the only ...

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Prescription drug price increases continue to outpace inflation

7 June 2021 - New AARP report shows even during pandemic consumers have had to pay more for medicines. ...

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Alzheimer’s drug is bonanza for Biogen, most likely at taxpayer expense

8 June 2021 - The FDA’s decision on Monday to approve a new Alzheimer’s medication over the fierce objections of ...

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Biogen and Eisai launch multiple initiatives to help patients with Alzheimer’s disease access Aduhelm

7 June 2021 - Value based agreements in progress with Cigna and other payers. ...

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