Tag: Prescription drug costs

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Brand-name medication and specialty drugs would be protected from price gouging under a proposal by a Maryland health care coalition. ...
Trump health pick wary of government drug price negotiations

WASHINGTON — Empowering Medicare to negotiate drug prices could leave patients with reduced access to medications, President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary warned...
Democrats move to offense on health care; seek ‘big ideas’

WASHINGTON — Democrats are shifting to offense on health care, emboldened by successes in defending the Affordable Care Act. They say their ultimate goal...
Price tag on gene therapy for rare form of blindness: $850K

WASHINGTON — A first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000 per patient, making it one of the most expensive medicines in the...
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WASHINGTON — Kmart Corp. has agreed to pay $32.3 million to settle allegations its pharmacies caused federal health programs to overpay for prescription drugs...
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BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. — A former Jackson County district attorney accused of posting bonds for women and paying for their drugs in exchange...
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BALTIMORE — Baltimore's health commissioner is scheduled to endorse plans to improve prescription drug affordability. ...
Gene therapy for rare form of blindness wins US approval

WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials on Tuesday approved the nation's first gene therapy for an inherited disease, a treatment that improves the sight of...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Campaign finance records show that pharmaceutical companies spent nearly $57 million in their successful effort to defeat a ballot issue on...

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