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FDA

FDA Seeks Way To Review Old Drugs Without Causing Price Hikes

Chuck Peterson of Omaha, Nebraska, recently experienced a swollen, painful knuckle caused by arthritis. He got a prescription for colchicine.

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Democrats Eye Medicare Negotiations to Lower Drug Prices

Democrats, newly in control of Congress and the White House, are united behind an idea that Republican lawmakers and major drugmakers fiercely oppose: empowering the Department of Health and Human Services to negotiate the prices of brand-name drugs covered by Medicare.

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Medications: 1.1 M Medicare Recipients Could Die Due To High Prices

More than one million Medicare patients could die over the next decade because they cannot afford to pay for their prescription medications, according to a new study.

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Nursing Home Cost Outpaces Inflation, Medical Care

One of the largest studies on out-of-pocket costs for nursing home care finds prices are high and rising faster than other medical care and consumer prices.

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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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Cities And Counties Unlikely To Heed FDA Warning On Importing Foreign Drugs

Prices of drugs from overseas pharmacies can be as much as 70 percent lower than what people pay in the U.S. because the costs are regulated by the foreign governments.

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