The Biden-Harris Administration releases final Part Two guidance to help people with Medicare prescription drug coverage manage prescription drug costs

16 July 2024 - The Department of Health and Human Services, through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), continues ...

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Blood cancer doctors urge Government: don’t break drug promise to our patients

6 June 2024 - More pressure has come on the Government over PHARMAC funding as an alliance of haematologists and ...

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Moving forward on Pharmacare for Canadians

24 May 2024 - Pharmacare legislation includes universal access to contraception and diabetes medications. ...

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When will Canada have national pharmacare?

22 April 2024 - Canadians support it, public health demands it, now policy makers must deliver it. ...

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Oh, Canada: US patients don't want your health policies

29 April 2024 - There's never been a worse time to get sick in Canada. Our northern neighbors must wait ...

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The myth of the free market for pharmaceuticals

20 April 2024 - Critics of US policy aiming to reduce spending on prescription drugs claim that the government is wrongfully ...

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National pharmacare will reduce access to new medicines for 27 million privately insured Canadians

18 April 2024 - The federal Liberal-NDP coalition government recently announced it would work with the provinces to fund universal prescription ...

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New target zero initiative aims to help improve access to new drugs

9 April 2024 - Target Zero is a new initiative that aims to improve the time to access for patients ...

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Drug insurance: a single payer pharmacare program would jeopardise coverage quality for 21 million Canadians

22 February 2024 - Imposing a single payer universal drug insurance plan on all Canadians would jeopardise coverage quality for ...

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Data sharing a a new era for research funded by the US Government

15 November 2023 - In January 2023, the NIH implemented its new Data Management and Sharing Policy.  ...

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Launch of the Australian Cancer Plan

2 November 2023 - Learn about the new Australian Cancer Plan, which aims to improve prevention, screening, treatment and management of ...

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We need a public option for pharmaceuticals

20 October 2023 - America is currently facing dual public health crises of record drug shortages and skyrocketing prices.  ...

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Act’s productivity perspective on PHARMAC medication and treatments will hurt minorities

11 September 2023 - Act is proposing a “productivity perspective based on real lives” when it comes to delivering PHARMAC ...

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How a controversial US drug policy could be harming cancer patients worldwide

9 August 2023 - The FDA’s accelerated approval process was designed to help people access life saving drugs.  ...

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How industrial policy could accelerate innovation in the life sciences

8 August 2023 - The US is expanding public investment in the technology-based industries, including the life sciences, in a move ...

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