Cost Value

New “Fast Facts” Scrutinizes ICER

April 9, 2019

Policymakers, providers and patients all feel the impact of The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, whose ubiquitous cost-effectiveness reports can determine patients’ access to medicine.

The Hep C Cure Subscription

February 1, 2019

Monthly subscription for streaming music?  Sure. Unlimited gym access? Of course. Favorite Netflix shows?  Yep. But hepatitis C treatment by subscription? Maybe so.

My Co-Pay Accumulator Story

January 25, 2019

“Important Prescription Plan Change,” the letter announced.  “We’re writing to inform you of an important upcoming change to your specialty prescription benefits.”

The Grinch who Stole Medicare

December 7, 2018

In a storyline reminiscent of holiday favorite “The Grinch,” the Trump administration seems to be using the season of giving to plot the theft of something Americans hold dear – seniors’ Medicare, in this case.

Worth It?

November 29, 2018

What’s the value of a trusting relationship with a good doctor?

Congressional Diabetes Caucus Confronts Insulin Affordability

November 14, 2018

A new white paper from the Congressional Diabetes Caucus reinforces what patients and advocates know all too well — the insulin pricing system is too complicated, the negotiations are too secretive and the cost for patients is too high.