prescription drug prices

The most dramatic thing the government could do is to impose price controls. For that reason, one usually suspects that a
Our nation pays - by far - the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs. As a result of these prices, nearly one in five Americans cannot afford to fill their prescriptions. At what point do we say our tax system, our publicly funded research and our patent system are not serving the public interest?
CMS' five-year demonstration project includes two phases. The first phase would change the 6 percent add-on to 2.5 percent
A leaked Colombian Embassy memo suggests the U.S. wants to preserve the high price of cancer drug Gleevec.
Fred Kellerman, a retired car salesman from Los Angeles, was bedridden with a rare neuromuscular disease when he started
President Obama had some fun this week, and by doing so actually forced the media to tackle a serious subject on his agenda.
How do doctors know if a new drug is really better than the ones already available? This is an important question because new drugs come out every year and if one works better at, say, reducing the chance of a heart attack, then it's probably worth prescribing.
What's going on here? Well, it turns out that the economics of prescription drugs often defy common sense.
Jacobs agrees that the time isn’t right. Frakt calculated that shrinking the list of covered drugs under Medicare would cost
With reporting by Jeff Muskus The amendment had been scheduled to come up for a vote last week, but was held up amid much
The most interesting thing that showed up on the Healthcare08 PoliGraph jumped out in plain red and blue. Several Republicans held positions in the blue zone on some healthcare issues. Not so for Democrats.