September 28, 2018

Thursday September 27, Aetna announced plans sell its Medicare prescription drug plan business to WellCare Heath Plans, Inc. on December 31, 2018. WellCare Heath Plans, Inc. is a small health insurer based in Tampa, Florida. This divestiture is made up of approximately...

September 28, 2018

Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) announced S. 974, the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples Act of 2018 (CREATES Act), would reduce spending by "$3.3 billion over the 2019 to 2028 period; increase revenues by $600 million over the s...

September 27, 2018

On Monday September 24th 2018, Congress passed the Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act and the Know the Lowest Price Act. The purpose of these bills is to ban the imposition of gag clauses upon on pharmacists. These gag clauses previously prevented pharmacists from l...

September 17, 2018

On Friday, September 14th, a Congressional briefing was held regarding the renegotiation of NAFTA and how certain changes under discussion could end up undermining the President’s Blueprint to lower drug prices in the United States by extending pharma monopolies.  One...

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