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Although specialty drugs accounted for just 3% of prescriptions in California, they were responsible for more than half the prescription drug spending by nine insurers in the state in 2017, according to a recent report. | Read More
In part 1 of this series, Amit Khera, MD, director of Preventive Cardiology and a Professor of Medicine at UT-Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, explains how patient outcomes impact primary and secondary prevention and related treatment costs. | Read More
A top US lawmaker launched an investigation into pharmaceutical industry pricing practices on Monday, less than a week after he and fellow Democrats introduced legislation aimed at lowering medicine prices. | Read More
Gavin Newsom, California governor, made health care a priority in his proposed state budget, asking lawmakers to authorize state-funded financial aid for health insurance, impose a penalty on uninsured Californians and expand Medicaid coverage to unauthorized immigrants. | Read More