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With the new year comes new, higher prescription costs

Jan 2, 2024
You likely know how much these drug price increases will affect you until you get to the pharmacy counter.
"January is the hotbed of prescription drug pricing changes," said Antonio Ciaccia, president of 3 Axis Advisors.
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Democrats reach deal aimed at cutting drug prices for seniors

Nov 3, 2021
The limited plan would, for the first time, give Medicare the power to negotiate prices directly with pharmaceutical companies.
Medicare Advantage plans are becoming more and more popular, but what exactly do they entail?  We got the details from Dr. Fred Hyde, an independent consultant in health care finance and adjunct professor at Georgetown University.
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Drugmakers of insulin accused of price fixing

Jan 31, 2017
Three of the biggest makers of diabetes treatments have been accused of price fixing. A lawsuit filed this week claims that Sanofi, Novo Nordisk and Eli Lilly have been conspiring to drive up prices of insulin at the expense of their patients. Because of the high prices, the suit says some patients have been using […]