This is not a government agency sharing risk, it’s a government agency assuming virtually all of the risk associated with the higher premium costs due to the rebate rule. In other words, a bailout.
Corporations acted as cartels and filled our country with opioids. Connecting that to the epidemic of overdose deaths is not fake news.
How negligent media have helped inflate a deadly moral panic over prescription opioids and ignored the real sources of addiction, while hurting people who live with devastating chronic pain.
Letting medical research continue to advance is a great argument against single-payer health care. So Republicans should make it.
Beth Macy’s book ‘Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America’ is a warning to everyone in America who thinks that the opiate epidemic won’t arrive at their doorstep.
As much as transgender ideologues disguised as doctors want to claim otherwise, some drugs pose serious and lasting risks to children.
Like so many others, this hard-working family man got hooked on opioids. Just before his addiction killed him, he broke free. Here’s how.
If the ‘purpose of this regulation’ is to affect pharmaceutical pricing, then confining disclosures only to television advertisements would by definition have a limited impact.
‘Gag clauses,’ inserted by pharmaceutical benefit managers, prohibit pharmacies from telling people that they might benefit from paying in cash rather than using their insurance card.
The administration proposes changing the FDA’s name to the ‘Federal Drug Administration,’ making clear that its focus will solely be on drugs, devices, biologics, and tobacco.
WalletHub just released a report on the states with the biggest drug problems in 2018 to highlight the states that are winning and losing the war on drugs.
While such costs represent a small fraction of overall spending on health care, several dynamics help the prescription drug issue gain disproportionate attention.
A Congressional Budget Office (CBO) document released quietly on Thursday hinted at a major gaffe by the budget agency and its efforts to conceal that gaffe.
Here’s a solution: stop focusing on trying to control prescription drug prices, and start paying attention to who’s paying them.
We want success, and productive work requires focus. If you’re a rich kid micro-dosing amphetamines for school or career advantage, that’s rewarded.
By throwing money at the problem of rising drug costs, Republican leaders’ ‘solution’ may end up raising them even faster.
A major anti-addiction nonprofit organization is getting big bucks from the pharmaceutical industry. Whose interests are the American Society of Addiction Medicine serving?
Danish researchers have found there are approximately 13 additional breast cancer cases for every 100,000 women who use hormonal contraception for one year.
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