How critics say drug companies play “games” to stave off generic competitors

Lawmakers are considering a bill to address what President Trump called a top priority in his State of the Union speech: lowering prescription drug prices. Critics say some drug companies ...

Quicker Generic Drug Approvals Should Mean Lower Drug Prices

A record number of generic drugs were approved by the Food and Drug Administration last year. If President Trump has his way, that trend will continue — or even accelerate — in the ...

How Medicare covers mental health

  Let’s hope it never happens but there may come a time in your life when you need mental health care. Your Medicare covers a wide variety of such services in both hospital inpatient ...

Why Healthcare Costs More in the US than Europe

Healthcare in the US famously costs more and delivers less – less coverage per person, fewer people covered – with less to show for it than in Europe. The total of all healthcare ...

A Prescription for Reducing Wasted Health Care Spending

Earlier this year, the Gallup organization set out to identify the top concerns everyday Americans have about money. Researchers asked more than a thousand people across the country, ...

Do generic drugs compromise on quality?

You’ve no doubt seen them in the grocery store — typically drab-looking packages on the bottom shelf containing lower-priced generic versions of popular brand-name products. ...

Amazon is reportedly talking to generic drug companies

Amazon is talking with generic drug makers about possibly entering the health care market, reports CNBC. Anonymous sources say the company has had “high-level” talks with pharmaceutical ...

How to Reduce Medical Drug Prices At A Stroke

From penicillin to vaccines to biologics, pharmaceutical innovation has blessed us with better ways to treat, prevent and even cure disease. But some of the pharmaceutical industry’s ...

Healthcare prices hard to find online

Consumers who search online for prices of common medical procedures may be disappointed by what they find, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers used the search engines Google and Bing ...

This old drug was free. Now it’s $109500 a year

For four decades, Don Anderson of Seattle has been taking the same drug to help control the temporary bouts of immobility and muscle weakness caused by a rare genetic illness called ...
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