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By Geoff Bennett, Andrew Corkery, Juliet Fuisz
President Donald Trump has been unable to land the big deal with Congress to curb drug costs. But now he's moving on his own to allow imports of cheaper prescription medicines, along with other limited steps that could still have…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
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.
Prescription drug cost is the leading problem, according to a study published Monday.
It’s easy for politics to dominate our news feeds these days. But there are many important stories in the health and medical communities, too. Here’s what we’re reading now.
By Dr. Amber Robins, Laura Santhanam
By Ivy Austin
All I had wanted to know was my financial liability for a medical procedure. Who wouldn't?…
By Philip Moeller
For 2017 plans, active shopping may yield the greatest benefits in Medicare Part D prescription drug plans.
With time running out on open enrollment season, many seniors are facing sharply higher premiums for Medicare's popular prescription drug program. The reason: rising drug costs have overtaken a long stretch of stable premiums…
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
Two new treatments for congestive heart failure cost too much in the short term and would drive up spending by insurers and government programs, a nonprofit group said in an analysis released Friday, just days after the same researchers took…
Medicare has zillions of rules. But there's one more that columnist Philip Moeller would like to see adopted. Right now, Medicare beneficiaries are pawns in the drug pricing system, and plenty of Americans don't take the drugs they need because…
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