Americans spend more on prescription drugs than any other country in the world: about $1,200 per person every year. One in four say the cost is problematic, and some say they haven’t taken their medicine as directed as a result.
Democrats complained that Seema Verma has steered taxpayer money to political allies at the same time her agency slashed the ad budget for the Affordable Care Act, hindering enrollment.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
The Trump administration says it would require extraordinary effort to reunite what may be thousands of migrant children who have been separated from their parents and, even if it could, the children would likely be emotionally harmed.
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
Under a proposal announced by the Department of Health and Human Services, payment for certain drugs administered in doctors' offices would shift to a level based on international prices.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
The question has hovered over the agencies involved since the president signed his executive order on June 20. Administration officials told reporters that it would take an unknown amount of time to fully implement the change in policy.
President Trump laid out his long-awaited plan for tackling drug prices on Friday. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar joins Judy Woodruff to fill in the details about the plan, including how it will affect prices under Medicare, why…
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned Friday after it was revealed that he spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on private flights for himself and his staff. Similar questions about the use of expensive charter flights have also…
By Jay Hancock and Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News
When Australian biotech firm Innate Immunotherapeutics needed to raise money last summer, it offered a sweetheart deal to “sophisticated U.S. investors.” One of them was Rep. Tom Price.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
President Barack Obama's nominee for health secretary faced pointed questioning Thursday from Republican senators over the president's health law but also won GOP praise in her first appearance before a Senate committee.
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