Drug Pricing

Biosimilars Increase Prices!

A study from last year focusing on cost trends for tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) after the entry of new...

Employers Concern Grows with Specialty Drug Prices

The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) produced its eighth “Trends in Specialty Drug Benefits” which included 306 respondents involved with the drug benefit management...

Mount Sinai Investigator J. Mocco Led Trial Revealing Aspiration Effective and Cheaper

Mount Sinai investigators led a trial demonstrating aspiration is equally effective, and significantly cheaper than, traditional stent retriever approach for clot removal as reported...

How Drug Rebates Make Consumers Pay more for Drugs

Most of the public is aware drug prices continue to rise each year. Fortune recently reported drug makers raised prices for 2019 by 6.3%....
Gene Therapy

PriceWatch: ICER Analysis Reveals Novartis SMA Gene Therapy Cost Effective up to $900K!

Physicians Weekly reported on the Novartis $4 million drug. The Swiss-drug maker has noted it will negotiate the price with payers but have posited...

PharmaWatch: Novo Nordisk and Sanofi Facing Lawsuit Over Insulin Pricing

TrialSite News has covered some of the apparent insulin pricing issues  in the market. Although a federal judge precluded federal racketeering claims,...
Pharma Price Watch

Price Watch: Mylan Launches Generic Advair at 70% Discount!

TrialSite News recently posed the question to readers:  could it be the case at the very time the public is actively concerned...
Pharma Price

Price Watch: Does Sanofi & Regeneron Praluent Price Cut a Harbinger of Things to...

Heart disease is the number one killer in America.  A few factors contribute to this killer and high cholesterol is a major...

PriceWatch: MS Drug Costs May Skyrocket For Medicare Beneficiaries

Oregon Health & Science University reports via EurekAlert! that Medicare patients with multiple sclerosis face skyrocketing out-of-pocket costs for therapies due to...
Price Transparency

Price Transparency a Key Payer Initiative

Price transparency and other topics will be critical topics for payers this year at the HIMSS Global Conference and Exhibition, Orlando Florida...