By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Drugmakers had argued that requiring them to disclose list prices amounted to coercion that would violate their free speech rights under the Constitution.
Senior lawmakers of both parties proposed legislation to tackle surprise medical bills, prescription drug costs and uneven vaccination rates.
By Kevin Freking, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
President Donald Trump on Thursday called for an end to the astonishingly high charges insured patients can face when a member of a medical team that treats them is not in their insurer's network.
By Philip Moeller
Rising insulin prices are once again shining an uncomfortable spotlight on drug-company CEOs, who have been dutifully taking a public pounding before congressional committees.
Health care costs are a major concern for Americans, who spend more on prescription drugs than residents of any other country. On Tuesday, executives from seven of the biggest pharmaceutical companies appeared before a Senate committee to explain their rising…
A new rule bans pharmaceutical companies from providing rebates to middlemen and insurers in exchange for choosing their drugs. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar also called on Congress to pass a new prescription drug discount plan that would…
President Trump made reducing drug prices a focus of his campaign, and his administration has taken some steps to do so. But a recent analysis of more than 26,000 U.S. brand name prescription drugs found 96 price hikes for every…
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…
By Saher Khan
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with political coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
By Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News
With prescription drug prices soaring and President Donald Trump vowing to take action, an old idea is gaining fresh traction: allowing Americans to buy medicines from foreign pharmacies at far lower prices.
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