New plans would no longer penalize Americans for failing to have health insurance, instead opting to encourage Americans to keep medical coverage by allowing insurance to pose a surcharge of 30% for those who have a gap between plans.
Specialty and biotech medicines aimed at treating cancer, multiple sclerosis and rare diseases will dominate much of drug development in 2017 and beyond, one of the nation’s top specialty pharmacy providers concluded.
Twenty years ago this month, I put on what was then my “lucky” tie, this horrible, neon yellow number from Banana Republic — it wore more like a bad Hawaiian shirt than a tie — and I started a new job as senior editor for OTCs and natural health at Drug Store News. Sure, I have a lot less hair today than I did then, but I also have much better taste in ties.
More than 200 members of Americans for Affordable Products stated in a letter to politicians that the BAT is tantamount to “a ‘cost of living tax’ that will make the lives of millions of middle-class Americans harder and more expensive.”
During his listening session with representatives from the health insurance industry about the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act, President Trump said, “we're going to come up with something where not only will the market be great, but the people are going to be taken care of.”