Tag Archives: Drug

Relatively Unknown Secret Committees Have Been Influencing Insurers’ Drug Coverage Decisions For Decades

News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical pricing. Reuters: The Obscure Advisory Committees At The Heart Of The U.S. Drug Pricing Debate Expectations were high last year for three new migraine drugs hitting the market from Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. Priced around $ 7,000 each, the drugmakers called… Read More »

Mulvaney: Trump Brought Down Drug Prices For The First Time In 50 Years

“Drug prices in this country actually came down last year for the first time in 50 years. That’s because Donald Trump’s president.” Mick Mulvaney, April 7, 2019, on “Fox News Sunday” President Donald Trump announced last month that the GOP will become “the party of health care,” and news reports suggest he intends to make… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Drug could give new hope to men who climax too quickly

Premature ejaculation affects one in three men and is defined as ejaculation within a minute . There’s nearly always some­ psychological factors at play and there may be a genetic element. But it’s also found with inflammation of the ­prostate and thyroid conditions. Counselling may lower anxiety and local anaesthetic creams lessen ­sensitivity. A particular… Read More »

Braun unveils bill to force drug middlemen to pass savings to consumers

Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., introduced legislation Tuesday to force insurers that negotiate drug prices to pass savings directly to patients, a measure meant to advance President Trump’s plan for lowering prices. The bill, the Drug Price Transparency Act, would codify a suggested change by Trump’s health chief aimed at lowering prices when patients pick up… Read More »