The impact of pharmaceutical rebates on patients’ drug expenditures

18 March 2019 - The drug-pricing landscape in Canada is complex, with 4 different agencies and each provincial, territorial and federal ...

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Vulnerable and shocked: patients targeted by hospital revenue push

11 March 2019 - A new mum hours out of surgery and suffering from blood loss was badgered by the ...

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U.S. drug prices, but not out-of-pocket costs, are the world's highest

8 March 2019 - With drug prices rising sitting at 10% of skyrocketing health care costs and pharmaceutical companies socking ...

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Trump administration proposes higher ‘Obamacare’ premiums

18 January 2019 - The Trump administration on Thursday announced proposed rule changes that would lead to a modest premium ...

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Pharma backed group attacks a controversial cost-shifting insurance tool by scaring employers

26 November 2018 - As more insurers and employers use a new tool called copay accumulators to fend off copay ...

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Pharma lobby mounts last-ditch effort to fix prescription 'doughnut hole'

20 September 2018 - The pharmaceutical lobby is mounting a last-ditch effort to add a measure to an opioid abuse ...

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Health insurance funds to help government sell premium hikes

6 September 2018 - Health funds will provide an unprecedented level of detail with their applications to raise premiums next ...

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Australian millennials are sick of paying for baby boomers' health care

5 September 2018 - Young people are quitting private health insurance in droves. ...

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Patient charges for PBS prescriptions: example calculations

4 September 2018 - Example calculations of patient charges for PBS prescriptions are now available. ...

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Patients being bled by specialists as out-of-pocket costs surge

30 August 2018 - Health insurance giant Medibank has warned that one in eight of its customers is being forced ...

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Life-changing drug Spinraza for spinal muscular atrophy patients costing adults at least $500,000

29 August 2018 - In a small lounge in Essendon, with his parents by his side, Chris Kessaris sat in ...

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She paid $3.47 for a prescription drug. The retail price was 10,000% higher.

28n August 2018 - Stephanie Garman picked up some prescription meds from CVS the other day. Normally she doesn’t give ...

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Bupa blunder: health insurer pays price for restricting hospital options

27 August 2018 - The biggest health insurer in Australia, Bupa, has admitted the controversial changes it made to paying ...

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High and random medical gap costs revealed

16 August 2018 - The random scale and nature of out of pocket fees charged by medical specialists revealed in ...

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When insurance wouldn't pay, parents funded cancer patient's $95,000 life saving treatment

15 August 2018 - Kate Weissman sits at the edge of the patient table. Her oncologist goes over her medical ...

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