Morneau says Ottawa will need to work with provinces on issues like universal pharmacare

19 January 2020 - Finance Minister Bill Morneau said that the federal government will often need to work together with provinces ...

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Sharing health care data with digital giants

16 January 2020 - Overcoming obstacles and reaping benefits while protecting patients. ...

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Airing frustrations with pharma, a Republican FTC commissioner just endorsed Medicare negotiation

16 January 2020 - A Republican member of the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday expressed support for allowing Medicare to ...

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In home care plan to cut hospital costs

13 January 2020 - Patients with mental health problems, chronic disease and undergoing rehabilitation will be increasingly diverted out of ...

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Can we please stop fighting about ‘Medicare for all’?

8 January 2020 - One policy proposal has defined this Democratic race. It’s time to move on. ...

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Failing mental and dental health resources driving hospital congestion

10 January 2020 - A critical shortage of mental health beds and unaffordable dental­ services are prompting increasin­g numbers of ...

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Focus needed not just on drugs but hospital expenses to impact health care costs

8 January 2020 - Much is made of the cost of drugs in the U. S., a topic that is ...

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Hospital overload ‘fuelled by GP rebate’

9 January 2020 - The Medicare rebate for GP consultatio­ns is too low, prompting tens of thousands of people each ...

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As Brexit nears, fears of an NHS sell-out resurface

6 January 2020 - In the lead up to December’s general election in Britain one of the main campaign issues ...

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Democratic states appeal Obamacare ruling to Supreme Court

4 January 2020 - In a move that could put the Obama-era health law squarely in the middle of the ...

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Democrats and Republicans promised to lower drug prices. Instead they've gone up again.

5 January 2020 - Drug makers hiked prices on hundreds of medications for 2020, just weeks after the Trump administration ...

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Three drug pricing policy experiments to watch in 2020

2 January 2020 - Politicians spent the better part of 2019 bickering over the best way to lower drug prices.  ...

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Trudeau vague on scope of national pharmacare plan

9 December 2019 - New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh says he can’t support the Liberal government’s Speech from the ...

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Public hospitals 'going backwards'

11 December 2019 - Australia's top doctors say the country's hospitals are "going backwards" as more patients wait longer for ...

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Complaints about private health insurance rule changes jump

9 December 2019 - Complaints about private health insurance rule changes doubled in the September quarter, coinciding with "upheaval" in ...

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