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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Canadian health care stuck in the ’60s, expert says

14 May 2019 - When Patty De Guia lost her leg to cancer months after giving birth to her third ...

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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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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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A 'caravan' of Americans is crossing the Canadian border to get affordable health care

7 May 2019 - A "caravan" of Americans living with Type 1 diabetes made its way across the U.S. border ...

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CMS outlines comprehensive strategy to foster innovation for transformative medical technologies

2 May 2019 - Today at the Medical Device Manufacturers Association Annual Meeting, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator ...

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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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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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Coalition promises cheaper medicines

2 May 2019 - The Coalition has promised more support for Australians with ongoing medicine needs, vowing to lower safety ...

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Today’s health debate should focus on ensuring the PBS is well funded and fit for the future

2 May 2019 - Medicines Australia urges the Minister for Health the Hon Greg Hunt MP and the Shadow Health ...

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Why cancer treatment will always have out-of-pocket costs

1 May 2019 - Even the most diligent and persistent patients will find it difficult to go in and out of ...

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FDA hires Pew director to lead regulatory policy

24 April 2019 - Elizabeth Jungman, a well-known public health expert and a Capitol Hill veteran, will lead the FDA’s ...

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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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