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By Tom Murphy, Associated Press
Full details of the settlement involving AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson could come this week but it could take months to get final approval from state and local governments.
By Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
The Food and Drug Administration posted a positive review of the Pfizer vaccine on Tuesday and will hold a public hearing on Thursday. The Associated Press has a look at the process.
By Associated Press
The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical company has been sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison for his role in a bribery and kickback scheme that prosecutors said helped fuel the opioid crisis. John Kapoor, the 76-year-old former chairman of…
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
This week, the Trump administration reversed its position on reforming the drug rebate system. Analysts and advocates say there may be better approaches to lower out-of-pocket costs.
By Laura Santhanam
Amid the ongoing opioid epidemic, drug manufacturers, doctors and pharmacists have all come under fire. But it's a drug distributor, a company called RDC, at the center of a new federal criminal case that equates its business operations with illegal…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
The hearing marks the first time lawmakers have called top industry executives to account for rising prices that are squeezing Americans.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
House Democrats announced a sweeping investigation Monday of the pharmaceutical industry's pricing practices, jockeying for the upper hand with the Trump administration on an issue that concerns Americans across the political spectrum.
By Megan Thompson, Mori Rothman
Americans pay more for prescription drugs than any country in the world, and the pharmaceutical industry earns billions in profits each year. Critics blame pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs, for a portion of those high costs through their role as…
By Lev Facher, STAT
Federal agencies on Thursday announced charges in what Attorney General Jeff Sessions called “the largest health care fraud takedown in American history,” an investigation into over $2 billion in alleged fraud by doctors, pharmacists, and nurses.
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