12/11/2014 - 6:48pm

After a recent spike in the prices charged for some generic drugs led to outcries from pharmacists, patient advocates and federal lawmakers, a report issued last month suggests that drug costs can be controlled if the Food and Drug Administration changes the way it handles reviews and approvals.

 
12/11/2014 - 10:44am

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Gardasil 9 for the prevention of certain diseases caused by nine types of human papillomavirus.

12/10/2014 - 10:11am

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spent only $480 per smoker who quit on account of its 2012 Tips From Former Smokers campaign,.

12/09/2014 - 4:09pm

Reps. Doug Collins, R-Ga., and Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, introduced on Tuesday H.R. 5815 — the Generic Drug Pricing Fairness Act — which creates greater transparency in how PBMs reimburse pharmacies for generic prescription drugs under Medicare Part D, the military’s TRICARE program, and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.

12/09/2014 - 2:27pm

The Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday awarded $36.3 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 1,113 health centers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and seven U.S. Territories.

12/09/2014 - 1:14pm

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association agreed to support compromise automatic substitution legislation.

12/08/2014 - 3:24pm

President Barack Obama signed into law in late November the Sunscreen Innovation Act.

12/08/2014 - 1:45pm

Healthcare automation solutions provider QS/1 on Monday announced that it has been certified to transmit electronic claims through PrescribersConnection for long-term care facilities.

 

12/05/2014 - 1:54pm

NACDS' VP business development Roy McGrath was one of 31 new members named to Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan's transition team.