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A last-minute ruling means TV ads won’t list drug prices as planned | Marketplace

A last-minute ruling means TV ads won’t list drug prices as planned | Marketplace

If you watch television these days, you’ve seen drug advertisements. They tend to feature happy people doing happy, normal things, thanks to a new drug (often, while a litany of side-effects plays in the background). At midnight last night, those commercials were supposed to change. A new rule was scheduled to kick in that would […]

Judge axes price disclosure rule for drug ads | Modern Healthcare

Judge axes price disclosure rule for drug ads | Modern Healthcare

The Trump administration cannot force drug manufacturers to disclose prices in their pharmaceutical ads to consumers, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said HHS didn’t have the authority to require drugmakers to publish list prices, a blow to the administration’s strategy to curb pharmaceutical costs. The agency hoped the final rule […]

Speaker Pelosi, seize the moment to make history on drug pricing | TheHill

Speaker Pelosi, seize the moment to make history on drug pricing | TheHill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has spent her entire life immersed in the Democratic Party, so she knows well the history of its leaders’ most momentous legislative accomplishments. Minor tweaks to a broken status quo are not on that list. President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal is on the list. So is the Medicare program secured by […]

Trump’s healthcare executive order is a win for everyday Americans | Washington Examiner

Trump’s healthcare executive order is a win for everyday Americans | Washington Examiner

In late June, President Trump signed an executive order that aims to make healthcare prices more transparent. The order calls on the Secretary of Health and Human Services to propose rules that would require hospitals to publicly post standard prices for medical care in an “easy-to-understand, consumer-friendly” format that will “allow patients to compare prices […]

Donald Trump says ‘favored-nations clause’ on drug prices is on its way | UPI

Donald Trump says ‘favored-nations clause’ on drug prices is on its way | UPI

July 5 (UPI) — President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration intends to announce a plan to decrease prescription drug costs based on the lowest price other countries pay. He called it a “favored-nations clause.” “As you know, for years and years, other nations paid less for drugs than we do,” he told reporters […]

Five Questions About Price Transparency [Video] | AAF

Five Questions About Price Transparency [Video] | AAF

This week, Christopher Holt explains in a brief video the intention behind encouraging price transparency in health care — as well as the challenges that come with such transparency. CHART REVIEW Tara O’Neill Hayes, Deputy Director of Health Care Policy Congress is considering reforms to the Medicare Part D benefit structure, including potentially changing the […]

Trump administration preparing drug price executive order | CNBC

Trump administration preparing drug price executive order | CNBC

President Donald Trump said Friday he’s preparing an executive order declaring a “favored nations clause” for drug prices, where the U.S. will pay no more than the country with the lowest prescription drug prices. “As you know for years and years other nations pay less for drugs than we do,” Trump told reporters on the […]

New State Law Aiming To Lower Prescription Drug Prices Takes Effect | CBS Baltimore

New State Law Aiming To Lower Prescription Drug Prices Takes Effect | CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A state law taking effect in Maryland Monday will take on large pharmaceutical companies by creating a prescription drug affordability board tasked with tackling rising prescription costs. Board members will be fighting to make prescription drugs more affordable in the state, including putting a cap on prices for some medications. The law […]

How Can Providers Support Meaningful Price Transparency for Consumers? | HIT

How Can Providers Support Meaningful Price Transparency for Consumers? | HIT

So, where does consumerism intersect price with transparency? The short answer is “everywhere” and the longer answer shows that most patients remain “passive” consumers of healthcare, especially when the patient is an established and frequent user of services.3 When we think about how this impacts overage consumption of care, patients who have a level of […]

Pelosi wants feds to negotiate drug prices — even for private insurers | the ct mirror

Pelosi wants feds to negotiate drug prices — even for private insurers | the ct mirror

Democrats hash out a proposal empowering the federal government’s top health official to negotiate lower drug prices, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is taking it a step further and pushing a plan that could benefit even those Americans with private health insurance. A draft plan spearheaded, but not yet released, by Pelosi and other House Democratic […]