Tag Archive for: patient access

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Recent headlines are sounding alarm bells over the highest jump in healthcare costs in a decade. The impact has the potential to cause disruptions across key market access channels: employers, health plans, and pharmacy benefit managers.

The Biden administration is sending drugmakers opening offers for the U.S. Medicare program’s first ever price negotiations on Thursday, the White House said in a statement.

The Inflation Reduction Act’s Drug Price Negotiation Program will erode only a small portion of global biopharma revenues and is unlikely to cause significant cuts to research and development, find researchers.

Ahead of a Jan. 31 vote, Senate health committee chair Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday said he has the votes needed to subpoena the CEOs of Johnson & Johnson and Merck to testify on drug pricing.

How pharma companies can communicate effectively in today’s evolving marketplace and why it is the right time to embrace our humanity when engaging various stakeholders along the product, patient, and reimbursement/coverage journeys.

As U.S. pharmacy benefit companies face scrutiny from lawmakers and regulators, the main group representing them in Washington has nearly doubled its lobbying spend to over $15 million in 2023, a Reuters review of congressional disclosures shows.

At the beginning of January, the FDA announced that it was authorizing Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration to import certain prescription drugs from Canada. Leslie Isenegger, practice leader, corporate pricing and public affairs at Real Chemistry, answers some key questions about the implications the program could have on the pharma industry.

While gene therapies for treating sickle cell disease are promising, they will only be cost effective in the U.S. if priced below $2 million, according to a new modeling analysis.

The pharma companies may be served with subpoenas to appear before the Senate health committee to explain why their products are much more expensive in the U.S. than in other countries, according to chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders.