Drug Prices

May 24, 2019
Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., along with Ranking Members Kevin Brady, R-Texas, and Greg Walden, R-Ore., yesterday announced that they are seeking comments on draft legislation to reform and improve the…
May 21, 2019
To understand what’s really driving Amazon's moves in pharmacy, it’s important to know the back story of Amazon’s $750 million-plus acquisition of PillPack, an online pharmacy for most medications that consumers can get from their local drugstores. PillPack sorts all of a customer’s medications by…
May 17, 2019
he House of Representatives last night voted 234-183 to pass legislation (H.R. 987) that combines several AHA-supported bills to help lower prescription drug costs and strengthen the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplaces.
May 17, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services May 16 released a final rule with the intent of lowering drug prices for beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage and Part D programs.
May 15, 2019
Drug companies are at it again. And their latest effort to divert the focus from the huge profits they pocket as drug prices rise is just as disingenuous as all of their previous attempts.
May 9, 2019
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing on lowering prescription drugs prices, which focused on the drug supply chain.
May 8, 2019
The House of Representative today passed two AHA-supported bills to promote generic and biosimilar competition in the prescription drug market.
May 8, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released a final rule aimed at increasing drug price transparency and reducing the price of prescription drugs and biological products for consumers.
Apr 30, 2019
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing examining the increasing cost of prescription drugs in the Medicare program and ways to improve coverage and reduce costs for seniors.