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Medicare officials have been discussing a rule change that would give beneficiaries a share of the secretive fees and discounts that are negotiated for prescription drugs.
The legalization of recreational marijuana in California and other states poses an added challenge for drug education programs targeting youths.
Most states have laws that require that cancer patients who get their treatment orally rather than by infusion in a doctor’s office not pay more out-of-pocket. A new study finds that the impact of those laws is mixed.
In Maine and Virginia, health care issues played on voters’ minds.
House Republicans want to repeal federal tax credits that have helped spur a boom in orphan drugs for rare diseases.
About 9 million people claimed about $87 billion in medical deductions in 2015.
Almost as fast as a bipartisan deal on restoring key health care subsidies was announced, enthusiasm for it seemed to dim in the nation’s capital. Regardless, California has a plan in place to protect most exchange consumers and is preparing a marketing blitz to encourage sign-ups.
The bipartisan accord would restore funding for the cost-sharing reductions that President Donald Trump ended last week and would give states more flexibility to devise alternatives for providing and subsidizing health care.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed many critical health care bills sent to him by the state legislature, cementing California’s role as a health care champion.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed the measure, which takes effect next year and will require drug companies to publicly justify big price increases.