As proposals to ban surprise medical bills move through Congress and state legislatures with rare bipartisan support, physician groups have emerged as the loudest opponents

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‘Maisie’s Army’

August 20, 2019

How a grassroots group is mobilizing to help toddlers access a lifesaving drug

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More than 40 states say the biggest drug makers engaged in “industry-wide conspiracy” to fix prices of generic drugs

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So they’re starting their own. A group of major American hospitals, battered by price spikes on old drugs and long-lasting shortages of critical medicines, has launched a mission-driven, not-for-profit generic drug company, Civica Rx, to take some control over the drug supply

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Diabetics need insulin to stay alive. Increasingly, they can’t afford it

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The United States is exceptional in that it does not regulate or negotiate the prices of new prescription drugs when they come onto market. Sarah Kliff explains why prescription drug prices are so high in the US

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A tool that went online Wednesday is supposed to give patients a small peek at the products and prices before they open their wallets. Got a sore knee? Having a baby? Need a primary-care doctor? Shopping for an MRI scan? Guroo.com shows the average local cost

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