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Price of life-changing drug for college senior's rare disease hiked from free to $375,000

Price of life-changing drug hiked from free to $ 375,000: Family of college senior with rare disease devastated as they say it is the ONLY thing that allows him to walk, talk and eat Will Schuller has a rare, life-threatening autoimmune disease called LEMS the leaves him unable to walk or even stand if it… Read More »

Pharma CEOs enthuse about Trump's plan to shake up drug rebates

Sweep out drug rebates for patient discounts instead? Big Pharma CEOs are all over it. A week after the Trump administration proposed ending drug rebates in federal health programs—and then urged Congress to extend that plan to commercial insurance—supply chain players are hitting back. The pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) industry has even launched an ad campaign.… Read More »

Trump health chief asks Congress to pass drug discount plan

The Trump administration’s top health official asked Congress on Friday to pass its new prescription drug discount plan and provide it to all patients, not just those covered by government programs like Medicare. The plan would take now-hidden rebates among industry players like drug companies and insurers and channel them directly to consumers when they… Read More »