Drug prices weigh on older Americans

9 July 2021 - Most Americans ages 50 and older rely on prescription drugs for their health, yet many worry ...

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NASP applauds the Introduction of bipartisan legislation to reduce drug costs and support medication access for seniors with life-threatening specialised conditions

27 May 2021 - This week, a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. House and Senate introduced legislation to rein ...

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Investigation reveals no specific risk of COVID-19 vaccinations in elderly patients

2 January 2021 - On 14 January 2021 the TGA received reports of about 30 deaths in over 40,000 elderly ...

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AstraZeneca vaccine warnings based on maths, not safety

29 January 2021 - The warning from the German health ministry’s vaccine committee that the AstraZeneca jab should not be ...

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Germany moves to exclude seniors from AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine

28 January 2021 - Ahead of its expected approval for use by Europe’s medicines regulator Friday, Germany’s vaccine committee has recommended ...

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CMS unleashes innovation to ensure our nation’s seniors have access to the latest advancements

12 November 2021 - Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that propels innovative technology ...

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Trump promised seniors drug discount cards. They may be illegal.

22 October 2020 - A proposal announced by President Trump last month was to send older Americans $200 discount cards to ...

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Trump seeks boost from seniors with $200 drug discount coupons

27 September 2020 - President Trump is throwing a pre-election curveball aimed at seniors with a surprise announcement on Thursday ...

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Trump’s ‘most favored nation’ executive order on drug prices is a scam for seniors

16 September 2020 - The White House announced a most favoured nations executive order on Sunday, its latest attempt to ...

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Seniors suffer the most from antiquated FDA approval process

4 September 2020 - Americans have been heartbroken as report after report shines a light on the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping ...

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AARP, United Healthcare and CVS keep prescription drug prices higher for seniors

11 February 2020 - Even under Medicare, older Americans are paying a high price for AARP. ...

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Medicare costs for seniors lowered in Senate drug price bill

7 December 2019 - Seniors would pay a smaller portion of their drugs’ cost and be shielded from huge one-time ...

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Older patients (still) left out of cancer clinical trials

24 October 2019 - A decade before he became the US Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, MD, published a 2004 study in ...

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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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High drug costs lead 5 percent of seniors to skip or ration medication, study finds

30 May 2019 - Nearly 5% of adults over age 65 said they rationed medication, skipped doses or didn’t fill a ...

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