The U.S. health care system found a way to make peanuts cost $4,200

13 September 2019 - A new, billion-dollar pharmaceutical to treat peanut allergies is up for approval. It’s simply peanut flour. ...

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'Outrageously expensive': new drug approval will cost Ontario family 100K per year

30 August 2019 - Drug cost jumped from $5,000 to more than $100,000 per year. ...

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'Remove rugs from aged care' to reduce health insurance costs, report says

22 August 2019 - The medical devices industry is pushing back against further reforms to lower the cost of hip ...

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The financial cost of a cancer diagnosis leaves many patients in poverty

15 August 2019 - When Jane was diagnosed with bowel cancer 12 months ago she knew the physical and mental ...

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Vaccinating our kids shouldn’t be this hard

3 August 2019 - It cost about $600, a frustrating 30 or so phone calls to pharmacies and several trips ...

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Trump administration drives down drug costs for seniors

30 July 2019 - Today, the CMS, under the leadership of President Trump, announced that, for the third year in ...

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Doctors slow to adopt tech tools that might save patients money on drugs

5 July 2019 - When Mary Kay Gilbert saw her doctor in May for a skin infection on her leg, ...

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Surgery is a very costly business

19 June 2019 - Recent criticism levelled at brain surgeon Charlie Teo about his fees for an operation has generated ...

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1 in 10 Americans skipping doses as prescription drug prices rise

14 June 2019 - A group of Democratic senators this week introduced the Affordable Medications Act, legislation that aims to ...

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"We either buy insulin or we die"

13 June 2019 - The high (and rising) cost of insulin is forcing diabetics to risk their lives to get the ...

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Julia would breathe easier if living with asthma wasn't quite so costly

11 June 2019 - In a bad month, Julia West spends about $100 a week on asthma medication. ...

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CMS seeks public input on patients over paperwork initiative to further reduce administrative, regulatory burden to lower health care costs

6 June 2019 - Public feedback will shape initiative’s next steps and future progress in tackling unnecessary burden on healthcare providers. ...

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More patients get access to medicines within the high-cost protection

29 May 2019 - From June 2 next year, patients who obtain prescription drugs at pharmacies will be able to ...

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The upcoming U.S. health care cost debate — the public’s views

29 May 2019 - More than two thirds (69%) of the U.S. public has said that reducing health care costs should ...

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Charlie Teo: brain surgeon defends six-figure op costs

29 May 2019 - Brain surgeon Charlie Teo has told a television host to get her facts straight after he ...

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