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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Waste in the US health care system: estimated costs and potential for savings

7 October 2019 - The United States spends more on health care than any other country, with costs approaching 18% of ...

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NHS saves more than £700 million on medicines costs

2 September 2019 - The NHS has announced that it has saved more than £700 million from the annual medicines ...

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Show me the money

21 August 2019 - PBS a huge area of savings compared to other government-administered services including medical and hospital costs ...

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PHARMAC has spent tens of millions on OxyContin, blamed for America's opioid crisis

10 July 2019 - PHARMAC has spent tens of millions of dollars funding a painkiller at the centre of the ...

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Pharma lobby nears spending records with drug prices under fire

23 April 2019 - Drug makers, groups disclose first-quarter spending increases. ...

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The impact of pharmaceutical rebates on patients’ drug expenditures

18 March 2019 - The drug-pricing landscape in Canada is complex, with 4 different agencies and each provincial, territorial and federal ...

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CMS updates drug dashboards with prescription drug pricing and spending data

14 March 2019 - Dashboards further the agency’s efforts to increase price transparency throughout the healthcare system and create incentives ...

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Express Scripts saved plans $45 billion on prescription drugs in 2018

6 February 2019 - Expanded access to innovative medications through solutions that improve quality and affordability. ...

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Government should spend money on cancer treatment, not gender reassignment

11 February 2019 - Should the government fund gender reassignment surgeries? ...

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Australian Medical Association warns hospital 'funding crisis' jeopardises patient safety

29 January 2019 - Some $130 billion in Federal Government funding allocated to Australia's public hospitals over four years won't ...

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Big pharma spends record millions on lobbying amid pressure to lower drug prices

23 January 2019 - The lobbying group for the pharmaceutical industry spent about $27.5 million on lobbying activities in 2018, ...

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