Here's three items you need to know from our latest managed markets/payer feature: Formulary Fireworks
FDA approves Novartis's Farydak for multiple myeloma; Shire acquires rare-disease drug for $70 million; FTC fines melanoma app marketers.
In a bid to compete with CVS Caremark, pharmacy retailer Rite Aid has purchased pharmacy- benefit manager Envision Pharmaceutical Services.
Former FDA chief tells court J&J knew of Risperdal risk, pay-for-delay deals get new court criteria, lawmakers may declare pharmacists healthcare providers.
Express Scripts takes aim at high-priced cancer drugs; FDA panel recommends approval for Astellas orphan drug; GSK Ebola Vaccine could touch down in Liberia as early as next week.
A deal struck by the drugmaker calls for state HIV programs to access its HCV combo, Viekira Pak, at a significant discount.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says it is too early to blame a sluggish economy for slow growth.
AbbVie's deal with the PBM Express Scripts has altered the dynamic in hepatitis C price-setting, writes Bloomberg.
Express Scripts taps AbbVie hep. C drug as exclusive option; AZ first-in-class cancer drug approved; Cubist gains OK for superbug fighter.
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- US pharma market value projected to be $550 billion in five years
- Lawmakers propose allowing pharma companies to share some off-label information
- Biosimilar uptake will require companies to tell a trustworthy backstory
- Everyday Health buys rare-disease agency Cambridge BioMarketing
- Apple's ResearchKit: Five Guidelines for Pharma