We’ve told you about big Pharma’s brazen attempt to gut one of the last remaining protection for patients against runaway drug prices.Read more
You have to hand it to Big Pharma.
It takes some audacity to claim you have the best interest of patients at heart as you lobby to remove one of the few remaining protections for runaway drug prices.Read more
Understanding health care costs is difficult, largely because it is hard to know how much you are going to pay before you agree to receive care. But for basic, routine treatments performed hundreds of thousands of times a day, the costs are readily available, right? Wrong.Read more
According the NC Department of Health and Human Services, over 13,000 North Carolinians died between 1999 and 2017 from opioid overdoses - that’s nearly 2 deaths a day. In 2017 alone, there were 1,884 unintentional opioid overdose deaths. Based on our recent conversation with HHS Secretary Cohen, things have stopped getting worse - but they aren’t getting better.Read more
As rampant concern over rising drug costs continues to mount in Washington, yet another group is asking questions about what might be done to make medication more affordable for all Americans. The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health recently hosted 10 panelists to speak at a hearing it called, “Lowering Prescription Drug Prices: Deconstructing the Drug Supply Chain.”Read more