In one of his first acts as California Governor, Gavin Newson has proposed a way to reduce drug price: ..
According to a recent study in Health Affairs by Hernandez et al. (2019), the answer is ‘no’. ..
By Clio Sophia Koller Jack Hogan can now ride his bike home at dusk after an afternoon of playing with ..
The 21st Century Cures Act, enacted December 2016, mandated that the FDA consider how to use real-world ..
Most meetings of the FDA’s Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee (AADPAC) are held ..
Many people think that once a treatment is approved, your insurance automatically covers the treatment. ..
Eight in ten Americans think that prescription drug prices are unreasonable, according to a March 2018 ..
Pharmacists are often seen as individuals who just dispense drugs. However, pharmacists are increasingly ..
By Ron Litman The FDA’s Analgesic and Anesthetic Drug Advisory Committee (AADPAC), of which I am a member, ..
While the high price of branded drugs often gets a lot of attention in the public, few realize that after ..
A recent report from Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) found that for about 30 physician ..
I ask this question in economic terms. Luxury goods are defined as goods that increase as a share of a person’s ..
In 2010, Premera Blue Cross (Premera), a large nonprofit health plan in the Pacific Northwest implemented ..
An interesting study from Garthwaite 2012 examines the removal of Cox-2 inhibitors. Rather than measuring ..
This is the topic of a recent publication with co-authors Kata Bognar, Katie Everson, Michelle Brauer, ..
Pharmaceuticals on the one hand can greatly improve patients health and quality of life. At the same ..
The American Society for Law, Medicine & Ethics (ASLME) is pleased to announce the 4th annual bioIP ..
A number of people talk about Medicaid “best price”…but what is it really? StatNews ..
The 340B program requires pharmaceutical firms to give large discounts to hospitals and clinics that ..
CMS recently authorized Medicare Advantage (MA) plans the ability to apply step therapy protocols to Part ..