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Trump pledges ‘total victory’ in war on drug prices

Trump pledges ‘total victory’ in war on drug prices

Probably the most significant policy is the proposal to outlaw pharma offering rebates in return for inclusion of their products on PBM and health plan formularies – discounts which are typically not ... the director of the USC-Brookings Schaeffer

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  • Health insurers will test blockchain for data handling Health insurers will test blockchain for data handling

    Health insurers will test blockchain for data handling. Aims to make health records more accurate and reliable. ... There’s almost no limit to the applications being suggested for blockchain, the distributed ledger system underpinning cryptocurrencies,

  • Amazon's healthcare move takes aim at US costs Amazon's healthcare move takes aim at US costs

    There’s no doubt that healthcare costs in the US have skyrocketed in recent years and as a direct result employee health insurance has also reached new heights. ... Although it arrived a bit short on detail, news of the plans was enough to see shares

  • Health coverage across state lines Health coverage across state lines

    Also, Obamacare customers whose incomes exceed those who qualify for subsidies will likely see sharp spikes in health insurance bills. ... permitted to buy health coverage across state lines, an act prohibited for other insurance entities.

  • After failing to repeal Obamacare, Trump tries another tack After failing to repeal Obamacare, Trump tries another tack

    US President Donald Trump has launched a new assault on Obamacare, signing an executive order that will allow the sale of health insurance plans that are exempt from some of its ... Schumer. The American Hospital Association also voiced its concerns,

  • Loss aversion Loss aversion

    A survey experiment in 2009, in the midst of the debate over healthcare reform, provides an illustration of loss aversion within the context of health insurance. ... In both cases, the absence of a lifetime limit on health insurance benefits will cost

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  • Is trust in healthcare improving? Is trust in healthcare improving?

    A study of subsectors within healthcare reveals fractured public opinion, with far greater trust being placed in care providers, such as hospitals, than pharmaceutical or health insurance companies. ... It’s here that we see a gap between the

  • The new rules of marketing and PR The new rules of marketing and PR

    They claim that laws like the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which addresses the security and privacy of health data, and regulations like those from the US Securities and ... eVariant and Anne Theis of Salem Health, 80% of

  • The gold standard of scientific evidence The gold standard of scientific evidence

    Services to adjust the price of the treatment based on the health outcomes of real-world patients. ... Health insurance claims and electronic medical records represent other high-quality sources of data.

  • Macron, Merkel and May: implications of the 2017 elections for the life science industry Macron, Merkel and May: implications of the 2017 elections for the life science industry

    The first is a continued period of austerity across Europe’s biggest health economies. ... The Act on Strengthening Pharmaceutical Supply in the Statutory Health Insurance (AMVSG) was passed by the German Bundestag in March.

  • US health reforms US health reforms

    US health reforms. Is the stage set for price controls in the US? ... As the largest pharmacy benefit manager in the US, Express Scripts is at the forefront of negotiating bulk-purchasing contracts for health insurance plans.

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  • Building trust in our industry Building trust in our industry

    The other sectors (hospitals/clinics, health insurance, consumer health and biotech/life science) have all gained trust with hospitals/clinics leading the charge with a nine-point increase since 2015, reaching ... Carolyn Paul is global managing director,

  • Gilead Sciences appoints COO and strategy head Gilead Sciences appoints COO and strategy head

    His vast expertise in the healthcare sector, across biopharmaceuticals, pharmacy benefit management, health insurance and healthcare delivery, will be of great value to Gilead as we see the complexity of our

  • Sanofi appoints Diane Souza and Thomas Südhof Sanofi appoints Diane Souza and Thomas Südhof

    Souza brings over 25 years of managed care and health benefits expertise as well as financial management experience to the board. ... She most recently served as chief executive officer of UnitedHealthcare Speciality Benefits, a voluntary health

  • Extension for head of Germany’s VFA Extension for head of Germany’s VFA

    This includes a spell as CEO of health insurance firm Barmer GEK and as health minister for the North Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany.

  • Sanofi appoints ‘chief patient officer’ Sanofi appoints ‘chief patient officer’

    Dr Anne Beal – a paediatrician and public health specialist - has strong experience in the field, joining Sanofi from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) in the US, where she was ... Prior to joining the PCORI Dr Beal was president

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