Why do 11 Cancer Centers Get to Charge More than Other Elite Hospitals and Cancer Centers?

Why do 11 Cancer Centers Get to Charge More Than Other Elite Hospitals and...

Eleven cancer centers have been allowed by the U.S government to charge higher fees for their care than other centers. A new study identifies...
Asthma Medical Cost too high

UNSW Sydney & The George Institute for Global Health Study Reports Asthma Medicine Prices...

Study results from The George Institute for Global Health and the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research at UNSW Sydney call for urgent interventions to...
PriceWatch

Insulins, Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Top Rising Drug Prices Despite Competition

Competition has done little to keep the lid on rising pharmaceutical prices for brand-name products, especially insulins and anti-inflammatory drugs, and costs will continue...

ASCO Town Hall Brings Tense Conversation About Drug Pricing

Samantha DiGrande reports for AJMC that drug pricing was a reasonable subject for ASCO’s town hall as the Trump administration has made lowering the...

Scripps Research Translational Inst. Studies Price Increases and Finds Male Libido Drugs at Top...

CNBC reports seventeen top-selling brand-name drugs doubled in cost over a six-year period, according to a new study. Of the 17 drugs that saw...
Migraine

Teva’s Fremanezumab (Ajovy) Reported as Cost Effective for Migraine

Ajovy is a drug for migraine prevention. It has been shown to be effective and safe in adult patients suffering from four or more...

66 African NGOs Pressure UK Government on Drug Price Transparency

The Star reports  66 African NGOs wrote a letter to the UK Government, urging their support of the drug price transparency resolution currently being...

Center for Medicare Stalls on its Decision to Cover CAR-T

Modern Healthcare reports the Center for Medicare (CMS) recently postponed its decision on whether to cover the pricey breakthrough cancer treatment known as CART-T...

$2.1 M Gene Therapy for SMA Approved by FDA

Novartis’ (Avexis) received FDA approval for Zolgensma, the first and only therapy for pediatric patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The therapy will be...
Price Fixing

Generic Drug Price Fixing: 44 States Sue Generics Over Multi-Year Conspiracy to Hike Prices...

TrialSite News reports that state attorneys general of more than 40 states filed a lawsuit accusing the nation’s largest generic drug makers of conspiring...