Tag Archive | "Drug Costs"

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Alzheimer’s Drug Cited As Medicare Premium Jumps By $21.60

Medicare’s “Part B” outpatient premium will jump by $21.60 a month in 2022, one of the largest increases ever. Officials said Friday a new Alzheimer’s drug is responsible for about half of that.

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Drug Costs Skyrocket: Congress Stalls On Capping Medicare Out-Of-Pockets

Sharon Clark is able to get her life-sustaining cancer drug, Pomalyst, priced at more than $18,000 for a 28-day supply, only because of the generosity of patient assistance foundations.

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Prescription Drug Prices Rose 3x Faster Than Inflation

The net cost of prescription drugs, meaning sticker price minus manufacturer discounts, rose over three times faster than the rate of inflation over the course of a decade.

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GOP Senators Distance Themselves From Grassley, Trump’s Efforts To Cut Drug Prices

The fight between policymakers intent on lowering prescription drug prices and the drugmakers who keep raising them intensified Thursday.

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Advisory panel targets rising Medicare drug costs

Congress should move to slow spending in Medicare’s drug benefit by adopting a package of changes that could save billions, but would also add costs to insurers and have mixed effects on enrollees, an independent advisory commission said Wednesday.

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