Request for life-saving anti-viral medication rejected on technicality. Judge finds Pennsylvania protocol for inmates out of line with constitution

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Joshua Sharfstein, a professor of health policy and management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, called it a face-saving move by the company. The generic offers a way of dropping the price of one version of the drug, while also bringing the company some benefits

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After being approved by a key committee last week, a bill that would have required drug companies to justify treatment costs and price hikes was pulled by its author on Wednesday

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The most expensive drugs in history, or medicine’s biggest bargains? Gene therapy could be both

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California is among about a dozen states considering proposals this year to impose greater price transparency on drug companies. The measures in many states have gone farther than Hernandez’s bill, requiring manufacturers to report their research and development costs, not just the prices and the reasons for them

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About 15 storefront businesses across Florida claim to help thousands of customers each year place online orders from pharmacies in Canada and overseas for medicines at prices up to 70% off what people pay in the U.S. The reason is other countries regulate consumer drug prices — the U.S. does not — and some cheaper generic medicines are sold there before the U.S. market gets them

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A broad proposal by Medicare to change the way it pays for some drugs has drawn intense reaction and lobbying, with much of the debate centering on whether the plan gives too much power over drug prices to government regulators

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From the campaign trail to the halls of Congress, drug makers have spent much of the last year enduring withering criticism over the rising cost of drugs. It doesn’t seem to be working

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