09/25/2015 - 11:04am

Health benefit plan cost trend rates for 2016 will increase for most medical plan options and increase substantially for prescription drug coverage to double-digit rates, according to forecasts compiled in the 2016 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey, Segal’s nineteenth annual survey of health plan cost trends. Trend is the forecast of annual gross per capita claims cost increases.

09/24/2015 - 2:54pm

The discount program’s website provides members online tools for finding participating pharmacies, as well as drug prices and availability. 

09/23/2015 - 4:11pm

The Wall Street Journal is examining the potential that biosimilars can have in the market for biotechnology drugs by looking at how they have been received in Europe to highlight their potential in the U.S. following the launch of Zarxio, the first U.S. biosimilar, earlier this month. 

09/23/2015 - 12:12pm

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced the approval of Taiho Oncology’s Lonsurf (trifluridine and tipiracil).

09/23/2015 - 11:38am

The pharmacy will be located in the NEOMED Education and Wellness Center in Ohio. 

09/23/2015 - 10:16am

CVS/pharmacy has also renewed its Medication Disposal for Safer Communities Program.

09/22/2015 - 4:14pm

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday announced plans that would reduce out-of-pocket drug costs for many American consumers should she be elected President of the United States. 

09/22/2015 - 3:25pm

The campaign includes an ambassador program where Rite Aid coordinators will plan and implement onsite workplace flu clinics staffed by certified immunizing Rite Aid pharmacists. 

09/22/2015 - 11:48am

According to Protein Sciences, Flublok is the only flu vaccine that is free of formaldehyde, antibiotics, gluten, gelatin, egg protein, latex, thimerosal and other preservatives.