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Google 11/17/2018 4:33:41 AM

India resists regional pact that could limit drug, vaccine access - Times of India


India resists regional pact that could limit drug, vaccine access
Times of India
The move also assumes significance because these measures being pushed under the proposed free trade agreement — mainly by Japan and South Korea — have potential to push prices of medicines by blocking supply of low-cost generic drugs.

Google 11/17/2018 1:07:40 AM

Branded drug price hikes dwarf higher utilization of lower-cost generics - ModernHealthcare.com


Branded drug price hikes dwarf higher utilization of lower-cost generics
ModernHealthcare.com
Meanwhile, generic drugs continue to add to their growing market share, rising to 83% of prescriptions filled. Generic drugs' share of total prescriptions filled was 66% in 2010. Yet, price hikes of branded pharmaceuticals still dwarf the higher ...

Google 11/16/2018 10:03:19 PM

Data from Health Plans, PBMs Helps Lower Prescription Drug Costs - HealthPayerIntelligence.com


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Data from Health Plans, PBMs Helps Lower Prescription Drug Costs
HealthPayerIntelligence.com
Patients are being switched to a lower cost alternative by prescribers 40 percent of the time when where the original drug's covered but a lower cost clinically appropriate brand or generic alternative's available. “Realizing the potential to make ...

Google 11/16/2018 7:30:27 PM

Name-brand medications driving spike in US drug spending - Medical Xpress


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Name-brand medications driving spike in US drug spending
Medical Xpress
"Total prescription drug spending increased 10 percent annually since 2010," and 82 percent of prescriptions were for cheaper, generic drugs, according to the Blue Cross Blue Shield study, NBC News reported. But the study also showed that expensive ...

Google 11/16/2018 2:02:41 PM

Access to generics hasn't slowed spending on specialty branded drugs, BCBS says - FierceHealthcare


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Access to generics hasn't slowed spending on specialty branded drugs, BCBS says
FierceHealthcare
Generics were supposed to keep prescription drug costs under control. But even with a steadily expanding market for low-cost alternatives, insurers are still seeing prescription drug costs surging. Among Blue Cross Blue Shield insurers, that cost ...

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Google 11/15/2018 1:47:24 PM

Expensive, name-brand medications drive up drug spending - NBCNews.com


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Expensive, name-brand medications drive up drug spending
NBCNews.com
Cheap generic drugs aren't lowering drug spending, a new analysis shows. That's because expensive name brand drug prices are so high.
Branded Drug Price Hikes Outpace Generic Savings, BCBSA SaysHealthLeaders Media
Drug prices may 'surge' in near future, insurer warns | Fox BusinessFox Business

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Google 11/14/2018 4:53:00 PM

FDA Hits Monthly Generic Drug Approval Record in October - Regulatory Focus


Regulatory Focus

FDA Hits Monthly Generic Drug Approval Record in October
Regulatory Focus
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said: “Through our efforts, generic drugs entering the market from January 2017 through July 2018 saved consumers $26 billion through the lower prices they enabled. And perhaps even more importantly, our efforts are ...

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Google 11/12/2018 4:54:01 PM

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