Reduced annual charges for medical devices listed on the prostheses list

2 July 2020 - In response to the suspension of elective surgery due to COVID-19 and the significant impact this has ...

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Academia developing medicines for rare diseases to receive free EMA scientific advice

23 June 2020 - To further encourage the development of treatments for rare diseases, EMA will waive all fees for ...

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Submissions received: fees and charges proposal 2020-21

23 June 2020 - On 20 January 2020, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) released on its website a consultation paper, ...

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Updated PBS cost recovery arrangements for 2020-21

19 June 2020 - The 2020-21 Cost Recovery Implementation Statement is now available. ...

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Fees and charges: summary from 1 July 2020

18 June 2020 - The TGA is required to recover its costs for all activities that fall within the scope of ...

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FDA re-evaluates user fees for biosimilar reviews

4 June 2020 - Even before the pandemic, the FDA was having trouble estimating its resource needs for biosimilar application reviews. ...

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Health insurers offer premium discounts

4 June 2020 - Claims have dropped as hospitals halt many procedures because of the coronavirus. ...

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More patients have access to medicines within the high-cost protection system

2 June 2020 - From today, patients who pick up prescription drugs at pharmacies will be able to switch to ...

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Statement from Lilly Chairman and CEO Dave Ricks on the new Medicare Part D senior savings model

26 May 2020 - President Donald J. Trump and Seema Verma, Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, today ...

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President Trump announces lower out of pocket insulin costs for Medicare’s seniors

26 May 2020 - Across the nation, 88 Part D Sponsors applied to the Part D Senior Savings Model to offer ...

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New rule makes it harder for patients to lower their out-of-pocket costs

20 May 2020 - In the midst of increased financial insecurity for Americans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is ...

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Insurers back plan for private health plans to cover kids up to age 30

20 May 2020 - The Morrison government is considering a proposal to allow young Australians to stay on their parents' ...

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Public Consultation - Draft 2020-21 Cost Recovery Implementation Statement for listing medicines on the PBS and designated vaccines on the NIP

20 May 2020 - As outlined in the April 2020 PBS news item – ‘Cost Recovery – Consultation Feedback’, the current ...

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UnitedHealth customers will see a discount on next month’s bill

7 May 2020 - The insurer has seen its earnings rise during the pandemic, so it’s awarding premium credits to people ...

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UnitedHealth commits $1.5 billion for premium rebates and new cost-sharing waivers

7 May 2020 - Health insurers have seen an overall drop in medical costs due to COVID-19, which could result in ...

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