StrategySan Francisco Wrestles With Drug Approach as Death and Chaos Engulf Tenderloin
San Francisco is on track to lose an average of nearly two people a day to drugs in 2020, compared...
Clinical CareSeniors Face Crushing Drug Costs as Congress Stalls on Capping Medicare Out-Of-Pockets
The affordability problem is worsened by soaring list prices for many specialty drugs used to treat cancer and other serious...
FinanceCMS Final Rules Cut 340B, OPPS as Hospitals Carp
The new final rules did not sit well with providers, who complained that the cuts are coming at a critical...
FinancePharmaceutical Payments to Physicians Associated with Increased Prescribing
The research indicated that the findings were "consistent across all studies," adding that the pharmaceutical-physician association caused doctors to prescribe...
StrategyHHS Finalizes Medicare Part D Drug Rebate Rule
The announcement came the same day that the administration released the interim final rule for the "Most Favored Nation Model."
StrategySurprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs
The drug price provisions, which would not begin until 2022, were a surprise because they were not included in the...
Clinical CareDrug Diversion Regulatory Requirements and Best Practices
The technology and understanding of how to deal with drug diversion is evolving more quickly than regulations can be rewritten,...
StrategyHealth System-Owned Specialty Pharmacies Gain New Voice
Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance to advocate for better access to more seamless care.
FinancePBGH Survey: Nearly 60% of Employers Prioritize Reducing Healthcare Costs in 2021
The survey also revealed three top priorities large employers and healthcare purchasers are concerned about post-election.
FinanceCVS Revenues Top $67B, CEO Merlo to Retire in 2021
Forward looking, CVS raised its full year guidance for diluted EPS, in a range of $5.60 to $5.70.
FinanceHumana Reports Revenues of $20B, Pretax Income of $1.7B
The Louisville-based insurer also updated its full year earnings per share guidance.
FinanceSpecialty Drugs More Than Doubled as a Share of Retail Fills
The Health Affairs study looked at prescription drug data from 2010 to 2017.