FinanceAllergan Shareholders Approve $63B Abbvie Acquisition
The deal, first announced in June, received near-unanimous approval from the Dublin-based pharmaceutical company's shareholders.
FinanceCalifornia's New Transparency Law Reveals Steep Rise In Wholesale Drug Prices
Generic drugs saw the largest median increase of 37.6% from 2017 through the first quarter of 2019.
FinancePhRMA: Pelosi Bill Would Mean 'Lights Out' for Drug Startups
Drug lobby, feeling heat from Capitol Hill, ramps up its rhetoric.
FinanceLarge Chain Pharmacies Have Lowest Cash Prices for Generics, Less Variation
Consumers might be better off price shopping for generic prescription drugs, according to a new study.
FinanceMedicaid Pharmacy Cost Trend Increases Despite Drop in Utilization
One of the most notable data points was the nearly flat rate for average claim cost, increasing 0.8%, compared to...
FinancePharma Cash Rolls Into Congress To Defend An Embattled Industry
The big contributions that lawmakers are getting signal that the pharmaceutical industry is building loyalty ahead of the 2020 elections.
FinanceCelgene Sells Otezla to Amgen for $13.4B, Bristol-Myers Squibb Announces
The announcement is the latest development as New York-based Bristol-Myers Squibb looks to close on its purchase of Celgene.
StrategyAzar Outlines Drug Importation Plan After Reversing His Position
The breadth of the plan's impact will depend in large part on proposals brought forward by the industry.
StrategyGOP Senators Distance Themselves From Grassley And Trump's Efforts To Cut Drug Prices
Even some Republicans who supported legislation in committee warned they may not back the sweeping package in a full Senate...
FinancePharmaceutical Spending to Top $370B in 2019
Spending on healthcare and pharmaceuticals are expected to continue to grow this year, according to Fitch Solutions.
StrategyTransparency Bills May Have Unintended Consequences
Lawmakers hear concerns about provisions on drug samples, price increases.
FinanceKroger Health President Talks 'Food as Medicine,' Prescription Drug Prices
Colleen Lindholz, president of Kroger Health, spoke about the grocery store's plans to expand further into healthcare.