Australians want cheaper medicines quicker

20 May 2019 - Just last week, an 18-year-old woman with a rare cancer was staring down the barrel of ...

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Instalment payments could be used across gene therapy space, Spark CEO says

16 May 2019 - In a fireside chat at the recently concluded Veeva Summit in Philadelphia, Jeff Marrazzo said payment over ...

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Trump bucks his own party again. This time, it's on importing drugs from Canada.

15 May 2019 - President Donald Trump's latest plan to lower drug prices is drawing concerns from Health Secretary Alex ...

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Safety, efficacy, and quality remain top priorities as we continue our work to expand access to cost-saving generic drugs for the American public

13 May 2019 - Millions of Americans have difficulty paying for their prescription medications. ...

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MPs call for 'life-changing' Kuvan to be made affordable

11 May 2019 - A number of MPs are calling on a drug company to make a "life-changing" treatment affordable ...

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Taxpayers are funding expensive drug development, report says

10 May 2019 - The Dutch government invests tens of millions of euros every year in small biotech companies which ...

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Many hospitals charge double or even triple what Medicare would pay

9 May 2019 - The Parkview Health System in Indiana had among the highest overall hospital prices compared to Medicare rates, ...

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Why desperate Americans are driving to Canada in caravans for insulin

8 May 2019 - Influx of Americans avoiding skyrocketing U.S. insulin prices raises concerns about Canadian supply. ...

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Patients' drug costs surge for some neurologic conditions

2 May 2019 - Many patients with neurologic disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease have seen steep increases ...

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Health funds want to raise a tax penalty to force you to buy their products

4 May 2019 - A $900 plus tax penalty to force the rich to buy private health insurance is now ...

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Labor will not rule out scrapping $6 billion health insurance rebate

2 May 2019 - Labor health spokeswoman Catherine King has refused to rule out scrapping $6 billion-a-year worth of health ...

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Coalition promises cheaper medicines

2 May 2019 - The Coalition has promised more support for Australians with ongoing medicine needs, vowing to lower safety ...

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Free blood tests: Labor raises health pressure

16 April 2019 - Bill Shorten will promise to fund $200 million worth of free blood tests for cancer patients ...

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At WHO Forum on Medicines, countries and civil society push for greater transparency and fairer prices

13 April 2019 - WHO to continue to facilitate countries’ information-sharing to improve transparency on prices. ...

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How are gene therapies going to get paid for?

12 April 2019 - Ideally, gene therapies address the root causes of disease with a single curative dose.  ...

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