Blink Health Announces Price Match Guarantee on Nearly All Generic Rx Medications

Blink Health Announces Price Match Guarantee on Nearly All Generic Rx Medications

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 18, 2018–Blink Health, the health technology company saving Americans money on prescription drugs, announced today that it will now guarantee the lowest prices on nearly all generic medications with a Price Match Guarantee covering more than 500 generic drugs – including the 200 most-prescribed generics in the U.S. and more than 95 […]

Indivior rallies after court blocks rival's generic drug

Indivior rallies after court blocks rival's generic drug

new Indivior is facing competition from generic drug makers for suboxone, its treatment for opiod addiction in AmericaSpencer Platt/Getty The British drugs company facing mounting competition to a key opioid addiction treatment has secured a reprieve. Indivior said that the district court in New Jersey had granted it a temporary restraining order compelling Dr Reddy’s […]

Pharmacies told to display generic drugs

Pharmacies told to display generic drugs

Chemists, however, state that the move would have a small impact given the limited production of generic medicines. Mumbai: The Central health ministry has directed pharmacies to display generic medicines shelves conspicuously so that consumers can opt for low-cost alternatives to expensive branded drugs. The Centre’s move seeks to encourage the use of generic drugs. […]

Take steps to lower drug costs before asking seniors to pay mores

Take steps to lower drug costs before asking seniors to pay mores

Medicare, the public program that provides medical care to those age 65 and up, is back in congressional cross hairs with rising deficits and a recent report from its trustees about its weakening finances. But before Republican leaders rush forward with sweeping “entitlement reforms” — that’s code for asking seniors and future generations to pay […]

More Biosimilars on the Market Could Decrease Drug Prices, Panelists Say

More Biosimilars on the Market Could Decrease Drug Prices, Panelists Say

In a webcast hosted by the Alliance for Health Policy that took place earlier this week, Robert Langreth, senior health reporter for Bloomberg News, Dora Hughes, MD, MPH, senior policy advisor at Sidley Austin, LLP, and Sameer Awsare, MD, associate executive director of the Permanente Medical Group at Kaiser Permanente, came together to discuss the […]

Daily on Healthcare: Generic drug to treat opioid addiction will hit the market

Daily on Healthcare: Generic drug to treat opioid addiction will hit the market

Be more of an insider. Get the Washington Examiner Magazine, Digital Edition now. SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner’s Daily on Healthcare newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-healthcare/ Generic drug to treat opioid addiction will hit the market. The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic version of Suboxone, a drug […]

Tackling the rising cost of prescription drugs

Tackling the rising cost of prescription drugs

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. PEORIA, Ill. – Senator Dick Durbin made a stop at OSF Healthcare Children’s Hospital of Illinois Friday to address the rising cost of prescription drugs. Senator Durbin highlighted the importance of holding pharmaceutical companies accountable. He recently […]

Senator proposes Hatch-Waxman change to boost generic development

Senator proposes Hatch-Waxman change to boost generic development

US Senator Orrin Hatch has proposed an amendment to the Hatch-Waxman Act to “restore the careful balance” the act struck to incentivise generic drug development. The amendment, called the Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act of 2018, would force a generic company that wishes to challenge a patent to choose between filing a Hatch-Waxman lawsuit or filing an […]