How the FDA stood up to the President

20 October 2020 - Dr. Stephen Hahn, the F.D.A. commissioner, occupies a fraught position, caught between pressure from the White House ...

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UCP approves policy to create private health care system in Alberta

18 October 2020 - Alberta’s United Conservative Party has voted to approve a policy that supports creating a “privately funded ...

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Ideas about resourcing health care in the United States: can economic evaluation achieve meaningful use?

29 September 2020 - The United States is one of the few high income countries not to apply economic evaluation routinely ...

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NICE joins global alliance to shine spotlight on evidence-based health care

15 September 2020 - Tuesday 20 October will be the inaugural world evidence-based health care day. ...

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Thousands drop private health insurance after questioning its value

1 September 2020 - It's crunch time in many households, with money tighter than ever as the economic impact of ...

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Insurance coverage after job loss — the importance of the ACA during the Covid-associated recession

19 August 2020 - During the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. unemployment rate reached 14.7%, the highest level since the Great Depression. ...

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Addressing the challenges of implementing a Health Technology Assessment Policy Framework in South Africa

13 August 2020 - South Africa's commitment to progressively achieve universal health coverage can lead to the effective and appropriate use ...

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Rare disease drugs strategy, standard coverage in CLHIA’s 2020 budget wish list

12 August 2020 - The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association is recommending the federal government develop a strategy for ...

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Ensuring access to emerging COVID-19 treatments through Medicare reimbursement policy

7 August 2020 - Effective pharmaceutical treatments for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are urgently needed, and there has been an explosion ...

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Debating drug prices in the shadow of coronavirus: access versus innovation. Can both sides win?

24 July 2020 - In fact, the pandemic has shown that both sides must win. ...

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Assessing quantitative comparisons of health and social care between countries

15 July 2020 - Cross-national comparisons in health care and social care may offer insight into quality and cost.  ...

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Bill Gates calls for COVID-19 meds to go to people who need them, not 'highest bidder'

11 July 2020 - Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates called for COVID-19 drugs and an eventual vaccine to be made available ...

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So just who do we think qualifies for any COVID-19 vaccine?

 9 July 2020 - How should we allocate scarce medical resources? ...

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Remove the disincentives and biosimilars will flourish, policy expert says

7 July 2020 - Patients could save as much as 17% on out-of-pocket costs if they used biosimilars, but many ...

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ICER publishes white paper on alternative policies for drug and vaccine pricing during a pandemic, announces cross-stakeholder discussion series

2 July 2020 - The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review today published a white paper to inform public and policy ...

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