These healthcare plans allow employees and employers to avoid ACA penalties but provide little coverage.
The latest IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics assessment of 2013's prescription drug use shows that 2.3% of prescriptions account for 30% of a patient's out-of-pocket prescription costs.
AbbVie and Galapagos go after cystic fibrosis; FDA's NME approval pace slows; government shutdown could slow ad-com votes; and a report shows privately insured patients had emptier pockets in 2012 than 2011
Two studies released show that the story behind lower consumer healthspend isn't about generics improving health.
PhRMA has committed to finding $80 billion in savings on drugs sold in the US over 10 years, including selling drugs at half-price to seniors in the Medicare Part D "donut hole" coverage gap.