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Things to Know About The New Drug Pricing Negotiations

The Biden administration has picked the first 10 high-priced prescription drugs subject to federal price negotiations, taking a swipe at the powerful pharmaceutical industry.

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Biden Targets Diabetes Drug Jardiance, Blood Thinner Eliquis And 8 Others For Medicare Price Talks

The blood thinner Eliquis and popular diabetes treatments including Jardiance are among the first drugs that will be targeted for price negotiations in an effort to cut Medicare costs.

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A New Medicare Proposal Would Cover Training For Family Caregivers

Even with extensive caregiving experience, Patti LaFleur was unprepared for the crisis that hit in April 2021, when her mother, Linda LaTurner, fell out of a chair and broke her hip.

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Leqembi: New Alzheimer’s Drug Raises Hopes, Along With Questions

Medicare has said it will pay for the therapy. Medical centers across the country are scrambling to finalize policies and procedures for providing the medication to patients, possibly by summer’s end or early autumn.

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Leqembi: The Real Costs Of New Alzheimer’s Drug, Most Of Which Will Fall To Taxpayers

The first drug purporting to slow the advance of Alzheimer’s disease is likely to cost the U.S. health care system billions annually even as it remains out of reach for many of the lower-income seniors most likely to suffer from dementia.

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On Medicare’s Birthday, Who’s Eating All The Cake?

Medicare and Medicaid  just celebrated their 58th birthday on July 30. But instead of celebrating with cake and ice cream, some health care groups were organizing parties to “reclaim Medicare from corporate greed.”

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