Tag Archives: Prices

Bernie Sanders visits Canadian pharmacy, talks drug prices

WINDSOR, Ontario (Reuters) – U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders joined diabetes patients as they drove across the border on Sunday to buy cheap insulin in Canada, highlighting his argument in favor of federally negotiated prescription drug prices. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders talks about the high cost of health care in the U.S.… Read More »

PwC says US companies are expected to spend 6% more on employee health care next year as drug prices rise – CNBC

A pharmacist fills out prescription in New York City. Yvonne Hemsey | Hulton Archive | Getty Images The presidential hopefuls aren’t the only ones eyeing health-care issues for 2020. Large employers are putting together benefit plans for next year, and they are expecting the rise in employee health costs to hit a four-year high, in… Read More »

How to get the best prices, and service, at the pharmacy – Washington Post

Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site. Love Oak Pharmacy in Eastland, Tex., puts together individualized daily pill packs for customers with multiple prescriptions to reduce the risk they will mix up drugs or skip doses. Asti’s South Hills Pharmacy in Pittsburgh offers free home delivery, sometimes on the same… Read More »

Fed up with the blame game on insulin prices, lawmakers say enough is enough

For years, drugmakers and PBMs have tussled over who’s to blame for high drug prices. That didn’t change Tuesday when a Congressional committee hauled in executives from insulin makers Sanofi, Eli Lilly and Novo Nordisk, plus pharmacy benefit managers CVS, Express Scripts and Optum. Going forward, though, one thing will change, several lawmakers told the… Read More »