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Drug Plan Finder Can Steer Enrollees To Higher Costs

Medicare’s revamped prescription drug plan finder can steer unwitting enrollees to coverage that costs much more than they need to pay, according to people who help with sign-ups as well as program experts.

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Pharmaceutical Cash Rolls Into Congress To Defend Embattled Industry

In the heat of the most ferocious battle over drug prices in years, pharmaceutical companies are showering U.S. senators with campaign cash as sweeping legislation heads toward the floor.

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How To Get A Cheaper Prescription From The Doctor’s Office

When Mary Kay Gilbert saw her doctor in May for a skin infection on her leg, she wasn’t surprised to receive a prescription for an antibiotic cream.

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Consumers Rejected Drug Plan That Mirrors Trump Proposal

Both major political parties have shown interest in remedying high drug prices under Medicare, and drugmakers have bemoaned how rebates to middlemen keep them from reaping every dollar associated with those price tags.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 23: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks to reporters while participating in a roundtable about ‘fair and honest pricing in healthcare’ in the Roosevelt Room at the White House January 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. During the meeting Trump said 2018 was the first time in over 50 years that prescription drug prices declined. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Winners, Losers Under Trump Plan To Slash Drug Rebates Deals

Few consumers have heard of the secret, business-to-business payments that the Trump administration wants to ban in an attempt to control drug costs.

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Rising Drug Prices Linked to Older Products, Too

It’s no secret that drug prices are increasing, but to what extent are rising costs explained by the advent of newer, better drugs?

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