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How To Reduce Medicare Drug Costs
How To Reduce Medicare Drug Costs
Prescription drug spending in Medicare has been rising fast, but it is not completely clear what policies are driving the increases. The Obama administration hopes to find ways to control costs by testing different approaches to paying for the drugs. T...
Fight Over Federal Drug Discount Program Continues in 2018
Fight Over Federal Drug Discount Program Continues in 2018
The battle over the fate of a 25-year-old federal drug discount program could heat up on Capitol Hill this year. At issue is the 340B discount program, which safety-net providers such as hospitals use to obtain often steep discounts on medications from...
Drug Policy: The Year In Review, And The Year Ahead
Drug Policy: The Year In Review, And The Year Ahead
Last year was an unquestionably busy time for health care news of all kinds.
New Genetic Research Can Significantly Improve Drug Development
New Genetic Research Can Significantly Improve Drug Development
According to a new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, genetic research in large-scale prospective biobank studies can significantly improve the drug development pipeline and reduce costs.
Is There a Cure for High Drug Prices?
Is There a Cure for High Drug Prices?
The cost of prescription drugs for tens of millions of Americans rose $2 billion last year, and all signs point to a continued rise. At stake is nothing less than the ability of Americans to afford the medicines they need. Can we stop the madness?