Australian Medical Association prescribes new regulator to save private health system

30 June 2022 - The Australian Medical Association is calling for a new regulator to oversee the private health system, ...

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Sanofi caps out of pocket insulin cost at $35 for uninsured U.S. patients

29 June 2022 - French drug maker Sanofi said on Wednesday uninsured diabetes patients in the United States will pay ...

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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Safety Net threshold reduction from 1 July 2022

16 June 2022 - As a cost of living measure, the Australian Government is lowering the PBS Safety Net thresholds ...

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Sandoz announces new global ‘Act4Biosimilars’ initiative, to improve patient access and increase adoption by at least 30% in 30+ countries by 2030

31 May 2022 - Multidisciplinary Steering Committee established to drive action includes patient advocacy leaders, healthcare professionals, biosimilar experts and industry ...

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Plea to make new depression 'spray' affordable

19 May 2022 - Mental health experts say a nasal spray to help relieve depression should be subsidised to make ...

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Cancer patient stares down the cost of buying time

18 May 2022 - It’s heartbreaking, frustrating, and it blows her mind. ...

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The drugs that give her life cost more than half the family's income

18 May 2022 - For Vickie Hudson-Craig,​ this year’s Budget could mean the difference between life and death. ...

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AARP ‘people’s hearing’ will highlight Rx struggles

16 May 2022 - Congress will hear how high prescription drug prices affect older Americans. ...

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After a 5 year fight to lower drug prices, Ottawa's pledge quietly falls apart

12 May 2022 - What began with a promise to protect Canadians ended with a commitment to support pharmaceutical companies. ...

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Your money or your life - the high cost of cancer drugs under Medicare Part D

4 May 2022 - The financial burden associated with orally administered anti-cancer drugs can be overwhelming for Medicare beneficiaries.  ...

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Labor drug policy ‘always part of the plan’

3 May 2022 - Anthony Albanese says Labor had decided on the $12.50 cut to medicines on the PBS before ...

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Most people won’t get a $10-$12 medicine price cut after election

2 May 2022 - The vast majority of Australians will not benefit from the $10-$12.50 price cut to prescription medicines ...

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TLV submits proposals for increased access to new gene therapies

2 May 2022 - How should society handle new gene therapies for serious diseases, where the effect of the drugs is ...

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Cost of some life-saving drugs to be slashed

1 May 2022 - Changes to the PBS could save some Australians as much as $2.5 million per treatment, as others ...

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More senior Australians to get cheaper health care and medication under $70m Coalition election pitch

2 May 2022 - More self-funded retirees would be able to access cheaper health care and medication under a multi-million-dollar ...

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