Italy becomes first country to require pharma to disclose public funding for R&D costs

6 August 2020 - Amid growing clamour for more transparency from the pharmaceutical industry, Italy has become the first country ...

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The world is spending nowhere near enough on a coronavirus vaccine

6 August 2020 - Far better to spend far too much. ...

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UnitedHealth will speed payments to doctors, hospitals

7 April 2020 - Insurer aims to fast-track about $2 billion next week to ease cash crunch tied to drop-in regular ...

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The review shows that it is possible to lower the cost of medicines

3 April 2020 - There are opportunities to make savings on medicines.  ...

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National health expenditure projections, 2019–28: expected rebound in prices drives rising spending growth

24 March 2020 - US national health expenditures are projected to grow at an average annual rate of 5.4% for ...

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Final reconciliation of savings from side agreements full year 2019

20 March 2020 - TLV has presented the final reconciliation to the government on the outcome of the reimbursements in ...

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Social spending to improve population health — does the United States spend as wisely as other countries?

5 March 2020 - If U.S. social spending levels are similar to those of other high-income countries and health care spending ...

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US outspends on health care but has lower life expectancy

30 January 2020 - America has the highest suicide rate and the lowest life expectancy of wealthy nations. ...

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PBS expenditure and prescriptions report 2018-19

13 December 2019 - The PBS Expenditure and Prescriptions Report 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 is now available. ...

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Top 10 drugs 2018–19

2 December 2019 - Rosuvastatin calcium (Crestor) was the top PBS/RPBS drug by prescription counts. ...

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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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Health funds pressure Canberra over $700 million medical devices 'failure'

14 November 2019 - Australia's health insurers are putting pressure on the federal government to overhaul how much they pay ...

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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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Medicines Australia welcomes investment in medicines

25 October 2019 - Medicines Australia has today welcomed the publication of the Department of Health’s annual report, showing net ...

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Why high drug prices persist despite the fact good medicines are lowering health care spending

14 October 2019 - Here are a few things we know to be true. ...

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