Cracks in the system: without a national Pharmacare strategy, who is left behind?

14 May 2019 - Lack of public or private insurance, incomplete drug coverage or just plain sky-high prices for drugs that ...

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Don’t buy pharma’s lies

14 May 2019 - As universal pharmacare gets closer to reality for Canada, drug companies are ramping up their false ...

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House Budget Committee announces hearing on single payer health care

10 May 2019 - The House Budget Committee on Friday announced that it will hold a hearing on single-payer health ...

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House Democrats pass bill to roll back Trump guidance related to Obamacare

 9 May 2019 - The House passed a bill Thursday afternoon aimed at shoring up protections for those with pre-existing ...

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Does employment-based insurance make the US medical care system unfair and inefficient?

9 May 2019 - In the United States, the interests of high-income individuals dominate decisions about what medical care is ...

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Sitting in limbo — Obamacare under divided government

8 May 2019 - Even today, the Affordable Care Act remains in limbo.  ...

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Health funds want to raise a tax penalty to force you to buy their products

4 May 2019 - A $900 plus tax penalty to force the rich to buy private health insurance is now ...

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Private cover is the canary in the coal mine for whole health system

30 April 2019 - The Grattan Institute's Stephen Duckett argues that private health cover is in a "death spiral" of ...

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Trump Administration files formal request to strike down all of Obamacare

1 May 2019 - The Trump administration formally declared its opposition to the entire Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, arguing ...

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Labor will not rule out scrapping $6 billion health insurance rebate

2 May 2019 - Labor health spokeswoman Catherine King has refused to rule out scrapping $6 billion-a-year worth of health ...

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The obscure advisory committees at the heart of the U.S. drug pricing debate

30 April 2019 - Expectations were high last year for three new migraine drugs hitting the market from Amgen, Eli Lilly ...

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More than 1 million Americans have lost health insurance since 2016

19 April 2019 - More than 1 million Americans have lost health insurance coverage since 2016, according to a new ...

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Hospitals stand to lose billions under ‘Medicare for all’

21 April 2019 - For a patient’s knee replacement, Medicare will pay a hospital $17,000. The same hospital can get ...

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Big pharma might cut research, delay new drugs if Pharmacare means more generics

14 April 2019 - Pharmacare is shaping up as a key campaign issue in the October election, particularly for the Liberals. ...

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Plan to end drug rebates adds protections for insurers

5 April 2019 - Administration’s move to backstop losses could prevent premiums from rising significantly. ...

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