Patients seek relief from spiraling drug prices. Will the Inflation Reduction Act deliver?

Patients seek relief from spiraling drug prices. Will the Inflation Reduction Act deliver?

This post was originally published on this siteCancer and multiple sclerosis patients insured by Medicare are among those awaiting lower drug prices from the Inflation Reduction Act.     

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Manchin Pulls Plug on Climate and Tax Talks, Shrinking Domestic Plan

Manchin Pulls Plug on Climate and Tax Talks, Shrinking Domestic Plan

This post was originally published on this siteThe West Virginia Democrat’s decision dealt a crushing blow to President Biden’s domestic agenda, effectively ruling out action on anything beyond prescription drug pricing and health care subsidies.

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Democrats Take Small Step Toward Reviving Joe Biden’s Domestic Policy Agenda

Democrats Take Small Step Toward Reviving Joe Biden’s Domestic Policy Agenda

This post was originally published on this siteMedicare negotiations for lower prescription prices have become the cornerstone of a new domestic policy bill.

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Senators unroll bipartisan plan to curb insulin prices

Senators unroll bipartisan plan to curb insulin prices

This post was originally published on this siteThe bill would place a $35 monthly cap on the cost of insulin for patients with private insurance as well as those enrolled in Medicare.

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Biogen Cuts Price for Alzheimer’s Drug Aduhelm by Half

Biogen Cuts Price for Alzheimer’s Drug Aduhelm by Half

This post was originally published on this siteBiogen is slashing the price of its controversial new Alzheimer’s disease treatment Aduhelm in half in a bid to revive a product launch that has stalled in part because of a backlash over the drug’s cost.

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Democrats Reach Deal to Control Drug Prices in Social Policy Bill

Democrats Reach Deal to Control Drug Prices in Social Policy Bill

This post was originally published on this siteThe provision would, for the first time, allow the government to negotiate prices for some medicines covered by Medicare.

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