03/07/2017 - 11:04am

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.

03/06/2017 - 4:47pm

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.

03/06/2017 - 4:46pm

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.

03/06/2017 - 4:46pm

Among the 22 novel new drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2016, about half were considered specialty drugs.

03/03/2017 - 12:35pm

The bill would establish a national age-18 requirement for the purchase of the medicines containing DXM. Over the past several years,12 states have addressed this issue by passing similar legislation.

03/03/2017 - 11:46am

The bill will create more accountability for how federal health programs deliver prescription drug services, NCPA noted.

02/28/2017 - 5:46pm

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.”

02/28/2017 - 1:25pm

The letter reaffirmed NCPA's support of President Trump's initiatives to reduce prescription drug costs and enhance transparency.

02/27/2017 - 4:38pm

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.”