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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Medicare rebate changes for surgeries kick in next month, but doctors say more time is needed

7 June 2021 - One of the biggest overhauls of the Medicare rebate system in decades is set to kick ...

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GP bulk billing services at record highs

6 June 2021 - More Australians than ever are getting the medical care they need at no cost to themselves, with ...

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Patients set to pay thousands more as rebates cut in raft of radical Medicare changes

6 June 2021 - A chaotic attempt to modernise the 38 year old Medicare system could see patients hit with higher ...

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NASP applauds the Introduction of bipartisan legislation to reduce drug costs and support medication access for seniors with life-threatening specialised conditions

27 May 2021 - This week, a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. House and Senate introduced legislation to rein ...

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Making cancer treatments affordable today won’t hurt tomorrow’s innovation

12 May 2021 - Congress is about to debate legislation—the Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R.3)—that would give Medicare the ...

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How should the world pay for a Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine?

10 May 2021 - The potential health and economic value of a vaccine for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is self-evident given nearly ...

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Medicare beneficiaries can't wait for lower drug prices

7 May 2021 - Medicare beneficiaries have been among the hardest-hit populations by the pandemic for the last 13 months — ...

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To address drug affordability, grab the low-hanging fruit

27 April 2021 - With COVID-19 dominating the news, it is easy to forget that up until a year ago, ...

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Americans increasingly turn to pharmacists for help finding affordable drugs, new study shows

9 March 2021 - Sticker shock is a daily occurrence for Americans trying to fill prescriptions at retail pharmacies—and it’s ...

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