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FILE PHOTO: Intravenous bags hang above young cancer patients at Rady's Children Hospital as they participate in decorating golden capes to wear as superheroes as part of Childhood Cancer Month in San Diego, California

Gilead has yet to set a price for the coronavirus treatment remdesivir, but an influential drug pricing watchdog says it could be worth up to $4,500 p...

The nonprofit group often finds drugs to be overpriced. For the first potential COVID-19 drug, it says a price of up to $4,500 could be justified.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about lowering drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar from the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 11, 2018.

The Trump administration just moved a step closer to letting the US import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada and other countries

The goal is lower prices and spending for American patients, though some key high-cost drugs wouldn't be included.

Nancy Pelosi’s bill to lower prescription drug costs would save Medicare a whopping $345 billion over 7 years, CBO says

Pelosi's drug bill could lead to massive savings for the federal government while also reducing pharmaceutical spending on research.
Jackson Schultheis is now eligible for the spinal muscular atrophy treatment Zolgensma after his health insurer changed its policy.

Aetna and Anthem will now pay for more kids with a devastating rare disease to get a $2.1 million drug, reversing earlier denials

Business Insider's reporting highlighted families fighting for access to the treatment, Zolgensma, which is the most expensive drug in the world.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about lowering drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar from the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 11, 2018.

Trump is exploring ways to let the US import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada and other countries

The goal is to lower prices and spending for American patients, a top Trump administration official said.
Jackson Schultheis has been denied a new, $2.1 million treatment for the condition spinal muscular atrophy by health insurer Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.

‘Like we were being forced to gamble with our son’s life’: Health insurers won’t pay for a $2.1 million drug for kids, and par...

It's "heartbreaking," one mom said, "because this one person is everything to us. And they're acting like his life doesn't really matter."
Nat Turner, 32, is the cofounder and CEO of Flatiron Health.

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Laura Marston holds up a vial of Humalog, a type of insulin she takes for type 1 diabetes at her home in Washington, DC September 27, 2016. When she was first diagnosed at 14, the list price for the drug was $21 per vial.

A drugmaker just slashed the price of its life-saving medication by 50%, but people are worried the $137 price tag is still unaffordable

The lower insulin price might still be unaffordable for many people with diabetes, especially those who pay the full price for the drug.
A Type 1 diabetes patient holds up bottles of insulin including Humalog. Lilly is now offering its insulin as an authorized generic at half the list price of the branded version.

A drugmaker just released a half-price version of a life-saving diabetes medication in a bet that a lower price tag will help it escape the political ...

Eli Lilly plans to make a generic version of its life-saving diabetes medication Humalog and sell it for half the price of the branded drug.

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