US health care spending is on the rise. 9Health Expert Dr. Payal Kohli Talks about what we can do to help ourselves.
To ensure the ongoing affordability of generic medications for Americans, BCBS is committing $55 million to establish a partnership with Civica Rx to reduce costs of generics for consumers.
In the midst of a national overdose epidemic, a drug known as Vivitrol offers a shot at hope, but it also carries a large price tag that 9Wants to Know found is costing taxpayers millions.
The Democratic-led bill would require manufacturers, pharmacy benefit managers, insurers and even non-profits to report certain pricing information.
Turns out, researchers are also having trouble affording the drug they need to, well, research this problem.
Two Colorado lawmakers, Democrats Dylan Roberts and Kerry Donovan, say they are trying to bring transparency to find out why insulin keeps getting expensive.