Medicare for all is divisive (in the Democratic Party)

18 March 2019 - More than 100 Democrats — and at least four of the party’s presidential candidates — have endorsed ...

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House Democrats reveal plan for Medicare for all

26 February 2019 - At a recent town hall in California, Senator Kamala Harris, who announced her 2020 presidential bid, said ...

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Shionogi receives European Union Marketing Authorisation for lusutrombopag for the treatment of severe thrombocytopenia in adults with chronic liver disease undergoing invasive procedures

22 February 2019 - The approval of lusutrombopag is based on two pivotal Phase 3 randomised clinical trials, L-PLUS1 and L-PLUS2. ...

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Hospital drug prices are up to 7 times greater than Medicare pricing

15 February 2019 - A new study shows something many healthcare patients know all too well: hospitals are charging significant ...

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Medicare patients face surging costs for some life-saving drugs

11 February 2019 - Medicare patients with serious illnesses pay an astounding amount of out-of-pocket costs for their prescription drugs, ...

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Democrats unveil bill for Medicare to negotiate drug prices

7 February 2019 - Democrats on Thursday unveiled a bill to allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices, a key part ...

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Medicare Part D no match for runaway specialty drug costs

7 February 2019 - When Medicare prescription drug insurance was created in 2003, the idea that beneficiaries with very high drug ...

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CMS proposes Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates to maximise competition and coverage

30 January 2019 - Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released proposed changes that will take significant steps ...

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Could Trump and Hill Democrats make a deal to curb Medicare drug prices?

23 January 2019 - Believe it or not, there is a chance President Trump and congressional Democrats can reach an ...

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Mandatory or voluntary? A sticking point for European HTA

10 January 2019 - The long road to unified European Health Technology Assessment is continuing.  ...

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The $9 billion upcharge: how insurers kept extra cash from Medicare

4 January 2019 - CVS, UnitedHealth, Humana and other health insurers’ bids to manage Part D prescription-drug plans for seniors have ...

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Federal judge blocks Trump administration's cuts to discount drug program

28 December 2018 - A federal judge has blocked the Trump administration's cuts to a Medicare drug discount program. ...

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Expansion of the Medicare 340B payment program: hospital participation, prescribing patterns and reimbursement, and legal challenges

11 December 2018 - The 340B program began as a means to lower the cost of outpatient medications for a small ...

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Trump moves to lower Medicare drug costs by relaxing some patient protections

26 November 2018 - Approximately 45 million people have outpatient drug coverage through Part D of Medicare. ...

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CMS takes action to lower prescription drug costs by modernising Medicare

26 November 2018 - Proposed regulation for Medicare Parts C & D would strengthen negotiations with prescription drug manufacturers to lower ...

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