Prescription drugs

Digging Into the Growth in 340B Contract Pharmacies

Paula Chatterjee shares new research on the whether a popular discount drug program is reaching the patients it was designed to support.

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3 Studies That Show the Promise of Telemedicine Data

Ateev Mehrotra explains why a trio of studies on overprescribing antiobiotics has him excited about telemedicine data.

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High-Price Drugs Out of Reach for Many on Medicare

Bianca Frogner breaks down new research on the impact subsidies can have for people on Medicare trying to access lifesaving drugs.

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The Sky-High Price of Insulin and What Lawmakers Are Trying To Do About It

We explore the high cost of insulin in the U.S. and Congress’ latest push to address those prices with Kaiser Health News reporter Bram Sable-Smith.

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How One Alzheimer’s Drug Is Changing the U.S. Drug Approval Conversation

Taking stock of the impact of the Aduhelm saga and Medicare’s decision to restrict coverage of the controversial treatment.

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Ways to Save in Budget Busting Medicare Part B

Stacie Dusetzina shares new research showing the difference in spending on Part B drugs in Medicare and Medicare Advantage.

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The FDA Super Bowl

We break down the controversial FDA user fee process and the legislative bonanza it kicks off every five years.

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Medicare’s Unprecedented Alzheimer’s Drug Decision

A doctor, a patient and a former federal official weigh in on Medicare’s recent move to restrict access to a new Alzheimer’s treatment.

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