U.S. health care system costs four times more to run than Canada’s single payer system

7 January 2020 - In the United States, a legion of administrative health care workers and health insurance employees who ...

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Performance of UK National Health Service compared with other high income countries: observational study

27 November 2019 - The UK’s spending on health care has been constrained for some time, with slow growth in spending ...

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Medicine prices in Australia among the cheapest in the world, research shows

25 November 2019 - If you take medication for several health issues, you may be surprised to find out Australia has ...

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International impact of external reference pricing: should national policy makers care?

3 November 2019 - External reference pricing is widely used to regulate drug prices.  ...

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Real-time benefit tools for drug prices

25 October 2019 - Concerns over drug prices and medication nonadherence have led to a search for new strategies to lower ...

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International pricing index ‘accomplishes nothing it sets out to do’

21 October 2019 - Even with all of the political chatter in Washington, D.C., talk about controlling prescription drug prices ...

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Variation in prescription drug prices by retail pharmacy type: a national cross-sectional study

1 October 2019 - Cash prices for prescription drugs vary widely in the United States. ...

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New Zealand's access to funded medicines 'well behind the rest of the world'

12 August 2019 - New Zealand has the worst access to funded modern medicines of 20 OECD countries, a report ...

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Bev takes 14 pills a day. She's far from alone.

15 July 2019 - She is among the more than one-in-three Australians aged over 70 who take five or more different ...

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CMS’s international pricing model for Medicare Part B drugs: implementation issues

9 July 2019 - For many years, Americans have paid significantly more than the rest of the world for prescription drugs. ...

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Population adjustment methods for indirect comparisons: A review of NICE Technology Appraisals

13 June 2019 - Indirect comparisons via a common comparator (anchored comparisons) are commonly used in health technology assessment. However, ...

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Hospital drug prices are up to 7 times greater than Medicare pricing

15 February 2019 - A new study shows something many healthcare patients know all too well: hospitals are charging significant ...

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What is driving HTA decision-making? Evidence from cancer drug reimbursement decisions from 6 European countries.

7 February 2019 - Decisions on the reimbursement of the same cancer drugs are different across European countries, but empirical work ...

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Comparing PHARMAC's outcomes with those of Australia

7 February 2019 - New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ahern's claim that is unfair to compare PHARMAC's outcomes with those ...

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Jacinda Ardern: not fair to compare PHARMAC with Australia's system

5 February 2019 - Jacinda Ardern told The AM Show New Zealand's drug buying agency has "been pointed to as being ...

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