National pharmacare cheaper than healing people who can't afford their drugs

17 September 2019 - A national pharmacare program could potentially reduce prescription drug spending by aggregating the buying power of all ...

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Health insurance that doesn’t cover the bills has flooded the market under Trump

18 September 2019 - The administration’s moves to weaken the Affordable Care Act have taken hold, and companies are cashing in. ...

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Does anyone really ‘love’ private health insurance?

17 September 2019 - I am alive today not because of insurance companies but despite them. ...

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Public plans covered only 26% of the 491 new drugs approved by Health Canada from 2009 to 2018; national pharmacare is an empty promise for 23.2 million Canadians now covered by private plans

11 September 2019 - Two new studies confirm the abysmal state of access to innovative medicines in Canada’s publicly funded drug ...

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Government injects £130 million into cancer & debilitating illnesses

11 September 2019 - The UK government has announced an investment of over £130 million for new tech to tackle ...

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More Americans went without health insurance last year. It's the first increase in almost a decade.

10 September 2019 - The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first increase in ...

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What is the value of market-wide health care price transparency?

5 September 2019 - A primary driver of high spending in the US health care system, relative to other countries, ...

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Manitoba Liberals promise to opt into national Pharmacare program

4 September 2019 - Liberals say Pallister won't sign onto such a program but Tories say they've been trying to get ...

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How moves towards universal health coverage could encourage poor quality drugs: an essay by Elizabeth Pisani

4 September 2019 - Universal health coverage depends on affordable medicines.  ...

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Medicare bulk billing at record level

4 September 2019 - An increased number of Australians are attending General Practitioner (GP) appointments without reaching into their pockets, with ...

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ACCC sues Medibank for incorrectly rejecting health insurance claims

3 September 2019 - Consumer watchdog alleges 60 members upgraded their policies needlessly to access coverage they had already paid for. ...

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Bad diagnosis: health care system muddled, lacking leadership major report finds

3 September 2019 - The review is being led by former prime minister Helen Clark's chief of staff, Heather Simpson. ...

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How Australia’s health care system works, and how it compares with the United States’

30 August 2019 - The run up to the 2020 Democratic primaries is in full swing as the candidates argue ...

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Cancer agency a vessel for progress

3 September 2019 - With great power comes great responsibility. But when the Government sets up an agency with great ...

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Otago academic to head new national cancer strategy

2 September 2019 - The new interim National Director of Cancer Control, University of Otago academic Professor Diana Sarfati, believes ...

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