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06.24.21 Bill’s introduction follows GAO report detailing the colossal impact of Pharma direct-to-consumer advertising on Medicare spending WASHINGTON – US Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), US Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and the United States. Senator Angus King (I-ME) today presented the Drug Price Transparency Act for Competition (DTC), a bill that would require price …

Pharmaceutical company Biogen on Wednesday opened the door to adjusting the price of its new Alzheimer’s disease treatment amid an outcry over the cost. The company said in a statement that if more people end up taking the drug than expected, it could adjust the price, which is currently set at $ 56,000 per year. …

On June 3, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a series of four documents (two final guidance documents and two draft documents) to provide trading partners with advice on its interpretation of certain requirements of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA). . The DSCSA was promulgated on November 27, 2013 and …

Since 2018, the City of Brentwood has successfully partnered with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, the Tennessee Dangerous Drugs Task Force and the Williamson County Anti-Drug Coalition to operate a prescription drug drop box in the lobby of Brentwood Town Hall, located at 5211 Maryland Way. In the past three years, just under …

WASHINGTON (AP) – With the Affordable Care Act now secured as part of the nation’s health care programs, Democrats are eager to move beyond it. They want to expand insurance coverage for working-age people and their families, add new Medicare benefits for seniors, and lower prescription drug costs for patients and taxpayers. But healthcare is …

A California’s law banning coupons for brand-name prescription drugs has not dramatically increased the use of cheaper generics in its first year, new analysis shows. the law, which took effect in January 2018, was one of several attempts by state officials to control the rising cost of prescription drugs. Coupons have been an attractive target. …