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Will Drug Prices in TV Ads Really Be Transparent?

May 30, 2019

A website launched by pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly LLY, +0.36%   earlier this year leads with a daunting statement about the price of its diabetes drug Trulicity: “Drug prices can be confusing,” it says. That’s for sure, and thanks to a new mandate from the Trump administration, consumers could find themselves even more confused. Read More

U.S. Healthcare Spending to Grow 4% in 2019

May 30, 2019

U.S. healthcare spending is expected to grow by 4% to $3.6 trillion this year while drug spending is expected to increase 2.5% to $370.7 billion, according to a new report from Fitch Solutions Macro Research, a unit of Fitch Group. Read More

Health Tax Splits California Amid Need for Trump’s Approval

May 28, 2019

California lawmakers are headed toward a confrontation with Gov. Gavin Newsom over whether to keep a tax that can generate nearly $2 billion for low-income health benefits but means approval from the Trump administration amid a feud between state and federal officials. Read More