Older adults with Medicare Part D plans are paying more for generic prescriptions even as the market price of these drugs remains unchanged, according to an Avalere analysis. This is because over…
Cardinal Health's Reimbursement Consulting Services (RCS) is broadening how it helps pharmacists focus on their patients. The key components of RCS are the RCS dashboard and professional…
Pfizer will pay the U.S. government nearly $24 million as part of a settlement to resolve allegations that it funneled money through a foundation resulting in illegal kickbacks. The company is not…
The task force appointed by Gov. Jeff Colyer of Kansas to help the state address substance use disorders Thursday discussed mandating that medical professionals participate in the state’s…
Attorneys general in Texas, Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, and Tennessee have filed lawsuits in state courts against Purdue Pharma, the maker of oxycodone (OxyContin), for its role in…
Speaking before a House committee on Tuesday, drug distribution company executives said they support the creation of a nationwide prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) to help curb opioid abuse…
Health experts warn that although there is optimism that the Ebola outbreak in central Africa can still be quickly contained, the fight is already becoming more complex. A new vaccine already in use…
FDA on Thursday approved pegvaliase-pqpz (Palynziq—BioMarin Pharmaceutical) for adults with a rare and serious genetic disease known as phenylketonuria (PKU). Patients with PKU are born…
Pharmacists at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have discovered a way to increase the efficacy of a common tuberculosis (TB) agent while simultaneously reducing resistance to it,…
Mepivacaine, a numbing medication that vanished from operating rooms decades ago, may get new life as a spinal anesthetic for knee replacement surgery. A pair of trials—a retrospective…