October 9, 2019
The controversial Institute for Clinical and Economic Review has done something unprecedented: admitted it’s wrong.
August 20, 2019
Medicare beneficiaries nationwide will soon have coverage for cutting-edge CAR-T cancer therapy, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced this month.
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.
February 1, 2019
Monthly subscription for streaming music? Sure. Unlimited gym access? Of course. Favorite Netflix shows? Yep. But hepatitis C treatment by subscription?
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.”
December 17, 2018
The newest proposal to cut prescription drug costs could strip important protections for already vulnerable patients, especially those living in long-term care facilities.
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.
November 29, 2018
What’s the value of a trusting relationship with a good doctor?
November 27, 2018
What’s the value of a trusting relationship with a good doctor? A life-altering medication? Choices among medical treatments?
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.