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05 Sep Medium: What’s the deal with 340B?

"In 2014, 65.1 million people were insured by Medicaid, and the government program spent approximately $42 billion on prescription drugs. With that much money flying around, it’s not surprising that nearly 550 drug manufacturers are participating in the rebate program, given that it is a...

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16 Jul Opinion: Drug Pricing Program Strengthens Health Care

"Vidant Health, like hospital systems around the nation, serves a critical role as a health care safety net, providing high-quality care to all patients, including those who are under or uninsured. According to the 2015 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, 28 of the 29 counties...

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12 Jul Opinion: Drug Savings Help Needy Patients

"Lifespan’s hospitals, like many hospitals around the nation, serve a critical role as a health-care safety net, providing high-quality care to all patients, regardless of their ability to pay. We provide vital, one-of-a-kind services for our community, including a trauma center, a burn unit, cancer...

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06 Jul Politico: Drugmakers defy Trump’s call to drop prices

"President Donald Trump in May said that drugmakers would soon announce “massive” price cuts, and his administration rolled out a plan to bring down the cost of medicines. But the companies don’t appear to have gotten that message. Bayer raised the price of two cancer drugs...

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