Drug Cost

Change in Generic Drug Prices Linked to Market Competition

Change in Generic Drug Prices Linked to Market Competition

The study noted a price change of -31.7% for quadropoly and 47.4% for monopoly.

Significant Number of Seniors Don't Seek Help for Drug Costs

Significant Number of Seniors Don't Seek Help for Drug Costs

Among the respondents who said their medication costs were a burden, 49% had not talked to their doctors about the issue.

Former Pharma Representatives Being Used by Health Insurers to Lower Costs

Former Pharma Representatives Being Used by Health Insurers to Lower Costs

Former pharma reps are educating doctors about costs of medications and encouraging the use of generic drugs.

AMA Strives to Improve Drug Pricing Transparency

AMA Strives to Improve Drug Pricing Transparency

At the annual meeting, the physicians' group adopted new policies on drug pricing to protect patients.

Soaring Costs of Prescriptions for Elderly Continue

Soaring Costs of Prescriptions for Elderly Continue

The cost of brand-name drugs for chronic conditions rose nearly 130 times faster than the inflation rate.

Outcomes-Based Pricing Suggested for Expensive, Novel Drugs

Outcomes-Based Pricing Suggested for Expensive, Novel Drugs

Strategy would encourage manufacturers and insurers to share accountability for clinical outcomes

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