After drug prices for MassHealth doubled in five years, Governor Charlie Baker and the state legislature are advancing budget proposals that would require drug companies to justify exorbitant prices and allow the state to negotiate drug costs on behalf of patients and taxpayers.
Colorado is the first state to place a price cap on out-of-control insulin prices.
I need these medications, and I’m sure I will continue to need others in the future. But these drug costs are simply too high.
Seniors should be able to afford their medication without having to sacrifice their dignity.
At the beginning of this year, I was stunned to find out that my Flexipen would cost $450 for a month’s supply.
Spunky Maryland’s new drug pricing affordability board will be enacted July 1. We expect more reforms to come from states this year.
The legislation sets a model for the nation to make prescription drugs more affordable.
Measure would outlaw deals that block generic prescription drugs.
We need legislation to stop deals for delay and patent thickets, AbbVie’s monopolistic bread and butter.
This is a life or death matter, and patients deserve better.
Unfortunately, Medicare doesn’t cover the thyroid medicine prescribed to me by my doctor: Armour Thyroid.
I don’t get to do any of the activities that I used to love. I miss going to the gym and leading an active lifestyle, but my pain is simply too severe.
It shouldn’t cost seniors their rent or a healthy diet in order to be able to breathe.
Senators John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, and Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat, proposed legislation this week to stop drug companies’ abusive patent tactics that block competition and crush taxpayers and patients.
Drug corporations have run amok — abusing our patent system and leaving Americans bankrupt and sick.
As Pennsylvania state lawmakers weigh key measures to protect residents from Big Pharma’s skyrocketing drug prices, patients are calling for reform.
We shouldn't have to decide if we would rather eat or treat our ailments.
I am currently prescribed a slew of high-priced drugs like Lipitor, and each month my prescriptions total about $500 –– which is much more than I can manage.
If my drugs were more affordable, my health would greatly improve. Lower prices would mean better access to the medications that are prescribed to me.
Read David Mitchell’s testimony covering his battle against multiple myeloma and imploring Congress to help patients.