FinanceJudge Vacates HHS Rule That Would Require Drug Price Disclosure in TV Ads
The ruling is likely to be challenged at the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
FinanceMedical Cost Trend Expected to Rise in 2020
After two flat years, the medical cost trend is expected to rise in 2020, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers.
FinanceNew York Bill Targets PBMs, Would Extend Medicaid FFS Program
Empire State lawmakers are considering legislation that would implement a fee-for-service program and effectively cut out PBMs.
FinancePharma M&A Activity Expected to Rise
Investment grade pharmaceutical companies continue to display a high capacity for M&A activity, according to a new Moody's report.
FinancePrivate Insurance Accounted for Nearly Half of Prescription Drug Spending in 2017
A Kaiser Family Foundation report found that 82% of total retail prescription drug spending in 2017 came from private insurers,...
CMS Issues New Guidance on PBM Up-Charging
Feds spell out how 'spread pricing' is calculated in medical loss ratios.
StrategyCivica Rx, Xellia Sign Supply Agreement to Reduce Chronic Drug Shortages
Xellia becomes Civica's first supplier partner and will produce antibiotics in short supply in U.S. hospitals.
Final Rule Requires Drug Price Disclosures in TV Ads
The final rule will require drug makers to post the list price if that price is equal to or greater...
StrategyDrug Industry Patents Go Under Senate Judiciary Committee's Microscope
The four proposed bills share a common goal: avoiding some of the thorny issues around drug pricing and instead getting...
FinanceJudge Rules 340B Cuts Unlawful, Decision Applauded by Industry Stakeholders
A federal judge reaffirmed his view that the cuts by HHS to the discount drug program are unlawful.
Amgen, Astellas to Pay $124.7M to Settle Kickback Allegations
The two companies allegedly used independent foundations to pay Medicare beneficiaries' copays for their own products, an illegal inducement under...
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.