Medical devices pushing private health expenses

19 November 2019 - Reforms to the cost of medical devices have failed to deliver a promised $250m in savings ...

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Private health premiums tipped to soar as more young people drop cover

19 November 2019 - Health Minister Greg Hunt's effort to slow the increase in the cost of health insurance has ...

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13% of Americans say they know someone who died after they couldn't afford health care, survey says

12 November 2019 - More than 13% of Americans -- about 34 million people -- say a friend or family ...

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Paying £500 million more a week for drugs post-Brexit is based on a fairly extreme scenario

7 November 2019 - The UK could pay £500 million more per week for drugs following a post-Brexit trade deal with ...

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The U.S. insulin crisis — rationing a lifesaving medication discovered in the 1920s

7 November 2019 - The members of the team that discovered insulin sold the patent to the University of Toronto for ...

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Innovation and access at the mercy of payment policy: the future of chimeric antigen receptor therapies

1 November 2019 - In 2017, the US FDA approved the first chimeric antigen receptor therapies (CAR-Ts), tisagenlecleucel and axicabtagene ...

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Corbyn accuses Tories of planning deal to hike drug prices with Trump as election looms

5 November 2019 - Drug prices have become an issue in the UK’s general election, after Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ...

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One shot drug to end Sicilian curse comes at $1.8 million cost

5 November 2019 - A new targeted gene therapy shows the promise and pitfalls of medical advances. ...

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Innovative drugs save lives only if people can afford them

2 November 2019 - Under a new bill, a handful of new drugs might never get produced. That would be worth ...

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Tama is deteriorating fast. But the drug that can help him is too expensive.

31 October 2019 - Tama Hubbard has good days and bad days, just like any other 3-year-old child. ...

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Health insurance: how much will you pay to boost specialists' incomes?

30 October 2019 - I think I could probably get to the end of the year just writing once a ...

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Making life-saving medical treatments more affordable

25 October 2019 - Recent years have brought significant innovation in potentially curative therapies for several diseases. To expedite patient ...

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The price of insulin has soared. These biohackers have a plan to fix it.

24 October 2019 - In a hip Oakland, Calif., neighbourhood, just blocks from cocktail bars and swanky Mexican restaurants, is an ...

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Private health insurers say cost of medical devices putting pressure on premiums

23 October 2019 - After the lowest annual increases in 18 years, relief appears to have been short-lived. ...

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Premiums for HealthCare.gov plans are down 4% but remain unaffordable to non-subsidised consumers

22 October 2019 - Administration’s actions bring increased issuer participation, competition and greater choice to the Federal Health Insurance Exchanges ...

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