Ohio’s attorney general filed a lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s OptumRx unit, saying the pharmacy benefit manager had overcharged the state nearly $16 million for prescription drugs.
Cigna signed deals that will pay the makers of Repatha and Praluent based on how well their customers respond to them.
Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co has accused Anthem Inc of negotiating their contract in bad faith and is seeking a court order that the health insurer has no […]
U.S. annual spending on prescription medicines will increase 22 percent over the next five years, climbing as high as $400 billion in 2020, according to a report released by IMS Health.
The U.S. Congress may intervene on how much companies can charge for some drugs following a move last year by Turing Pharmaceuticals to ratchet up the price of a treatment […]
Eli Lilly and Co’s new Jardiance diabetes treatment has begun stealing market share from rival drugs in its class, the company said on Tuesday, bolstered by clinical trial data showing […]
PALO Alto, Calif. – Blood-testing company Theranos continues to face scrutiny following a Washington Post report that alleges the company was attempting to skirt federal law by asking a Department […]
In recent days, the largest U.S. managers of private prescription drug benefits have cut off at least eight pharmacies that work closely with drugmakers, intensifying scrutiny of a system that […]
An experimental cholesterol fighter being developed by Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and The Medicines Co slashed levels of bad LDL cholesterol and remained effective for six months, according to data from a […]
U.S. prices for the world’s 20 top-selling medicines are, on average, three times higher than in Britain, according to an analysis carried out for Reuters. The finding underscores a […]