Biden administration chooses first 10 drugs for Medicare price negotiations

BY: - August 29, 2023

The Inflation Reduction Act also made common adult vaccines, including shingles and TDAP, free for certain Medicare enrollees. Monthly insulin costs for Medicare enrollees were also reduced to $35 for Part D beneficiaries as part of the IRA, and beginning in 2025 annual out-of-pocket prescription drug costs will be capped at $2,000.

Insulin, arthritis medication costs rose 700% over two decades, report finds

BY: - August 16, 2023

Medications to treat diabetes and arthritis, common conditions for older people on Medicare, have seen major list price increases over the past 20 or so years, according to a new report from AARP, a nationwide nonprofit organization focused on the well-being of Americans aged 50 year or older. According to the AARP, the costs of […]

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Feds expand probe into new layer of drug middlemen

BY: - June 21, 2023

The companies have been accused of driving up the prices of prescription medication.


Black Americans are more likely to be harmed by high drug prices. How one Pa. lawmaker is trying to help | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 13, 2021

Nearly 30 percent of people who take prescription medications struggle to afford them. The burden is disproportionately borne by Black Americans, a new report concludes.