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Congress Is Right: Patent Abuse Is Medical Malpractice | Newsmax

Congress Is Right: Patent Abuse Is Medical Malpractice | Newsmax

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee recently concluded its second hearing this month on the soaring cost of insulin. With insulin manufacturers’ price-gouging now leading some diabetics with no choice but to dangerously self-ration their medicine, reportedly leading to deaths, it could not have come at a better time, NPR […]

New drug pricing analysis reveals where PBMs and pharmacies make their money | 46brooklyn Research

New drug pricing analysis reveals where PBMs and pharmacies make their money | 46brooklyn Research

For those uninitiated, 46brooklyn Research was founded by two Ohio pharmacy guys who had seen enough problems in the prescription drug supply chain to know that transparency and accountability were sorely needed. Prior to our launch in August 2018, we spent months digging into publicly-available data to expose a growing gap between the actual price […]

Drugmakers Reveal List Prices Online After Pressure From Trump | Bloomberg

Drugmakers Reveal List Prices Online After Pressure From Trump | Bloomberg

The world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies are revealing prices of their prescription drugs on websites for the first time in a bid to stave off pressure from the Trump administration to make even more public disclosures. The move by companies ranging from pharma giant Pfizer Inc. to biotechnology pioneer Amgen Inc. comes almost a year after […]

Drugmakers Reveal List Prices Online After Pressure From Trump | Bloomberg

Drugmakers Reveal List Prices Online After Pressure From Trump | Bloomberg

The world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies are revealing prices of their prescription drugs on websites for the first time in a bid to stave off pressure from the Trump administration to make even more public disclosures. The move by companies ranging from pharma giant Pfizer Inc. to biotechnology pioneer Amgen Inc. comes almost a year after […]

Sarbanes calls insulin-pricing system ‘hocus pocus’ | Capital Gazette

Sarbanes calls insulin-pricing system ‘hocus pocus’ | Capital Gazette

U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes on Wednesday criticized insulin producers for their lack of transparency in setting prices. “I do not buy the argument that the patient is going to be worse off, the consumer is going to be worse off, if we have complete transparency,” the Baltimore County Democrat said at a hearing by the […]

Maryland, Massachusetts statehouses press drug-pricing bills as feds founder | FiercePharma

Maryland, Massachusetts statehouses press drug-pricing bills as feds founder | FiercePharma

As drug-pricing proposals proliferate at the federal level, states are taking their own steps to rein in sticker prices. That fight hasn’t been easy, what with the pharma industry’s lobbying power. But it’s not impossible, either. Consider the basket of bills under consideration in Massachusetts. The state legislature’s Joint Committee on Health Care Financing heard testimony on the skyrocketing […]

Despite pharma’s best efforts, Maryland advances major drug pricing bill | STAT

Despite pharma’s best efforts, Maryland advances major drug pricing bill | STAT

NNAPOLIS, Md. — The drug industry has long been seen as invincible in this small state capital, where last year it retained more than 100 lobbyists: two for every state senator, plus a dozen to spare. So drug pricing advocates considered it nothing short of a triumph this past Monday when, with an hour remaining […]

Potential Pricing of Peanut Allergy Treatments Too High, Report Says | BioSpace

Potential Pricing of Peanut Allergy Treatments Too High, Report Says | BioSpace

With the ever-rising concerns over the costs of various prescription medications, a report from consumer pharmaceutical watchdog group Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) released a report questioning the potential pricing of two yet-to-be-approved peanut allergy treatments. In March, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepted the Biologics License Application of Aimmune Therapeutics’s lead […]

Dr. Matthew Stryker: Who profits from drug price decreases? | Fox News

Dr. Matthew Stryker: Who profits from drug price decreases? | Fox News

According to a new analysis released last month, Americans spent $3.65 trillion dollars on health care in 2018 – more than the entire gross domestic product of Canada. That’s over $11,000 per person, and it reflects a growing affordability crisis that threatens the health of millions of people. The Trump administration has been pushing for […]

Would requiring prices in pharmaceutical ads make drugs cheaper? [Podcast] | MarketPlace

Would requiring prices in pharmaceutical ads make drugs cheaper? [Podcast] | MarketPlace

The Trump administration is expected to finalize a new rule soon that would require drug makers to include list prices in their TV ads for prescription drugs. The idea is that such transparency will lead to more competition and ultimately to lower cost for consumers. One big drug company is already including the list price […]