Health insurance rebate still a pain in the budget

18 July 2019 - The private health insurance sector wants increased rebates to stop the recent decline in membership.  ...

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House votes to repeal Obamacare tax once seen as key to health law

18 July 2019 - In the heat of the legislative fight over the Affordable Care Act, Obama administration officials argued ...

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Part D beneficiaries may pay more for some generics, biosimilars than brand name drugs

16 July 2019 - Medicare Part D enrolees may actually pay more for some generic drugs than they would for their ...

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Early payouts for health care super silly, Treasury told

18 July 2019 - The superannuation sector has warned Treasury that letting people use retirement savings to pay for private ...

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On prescription drug prices, will Trump turn words into action?

15 July 2019 - Last week, President Trump declared his administration would soon issue an executive order mandating a so-called ...

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There is no single, best policy for drug prices

15 July 2019 - Most Americans would like the government to act, but a one-size-fits-all approach is unlikely to be the ...

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Private health care facing 'death spiral' if young, healthy users abandon insurance, report says

16 July 2019 - Australia's health care system has become increasingly unfair, costly and confusing, according to a new report, ...

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Biden health care plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich

15 July 2019 - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a health care ...

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Academies call on health minsters to resolve health data issues

15 July 2019 - Regulatory barriers that limit timely access to population and health data must be resolved to achieve ...

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'We have a health care crisis': Democrats take aim after Trump abandons drug prices plan

14 July 2019 - US Democrats have lined up after US President Donald Trump abandoned a proposal to lower drug prices. ...

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Grassley: deal to lower drug prices moving forward 'very soon'

11 July 2019 - Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said Thursday that he plans to advance a bipartisan ...

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Protecting PHARMAC and cancer treatment

13 July 2019 - The "postcode lottery", delays and other failings for cancer treatment need to be addressed. ...

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Reforming the Orphan Drug Act for the 21st century

11 July 2019 - The pharmaceutical market has undergone radical changes, including markedly increased prices for rare-disease drugs.  ...

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Canada’s labour leaders encourage premiers to embrace universal pharmacare

10 July 2019 - The presidents of federations of labour from across the country are in Saskatoon during the Council ...

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FDA announces new efforts to expedite generic drug development and marketing to improve patient access to medicines

10 July 2019 - Today, the U.S. FDA announced a draft guidance, Harmonizing Compendial Standards With Drug Application Approval Using the ...

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