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20 Jun Townhall: Big Pharma Points Fingers While Leaders Fight for Lower Prices

"At a recent hearing of the Senate Finance Committee, Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) warned the seven assembled drug company executives not to point fingers: “It’s time for solutions,” he said. They didn’t listen. Instead, they blamed everything from pharmacy benefit managers to Medicaid to the...

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30 Apr 340B Informed: 340B Hospitals Are in the Trenches of the Measles Battle

"As the worst measles outbreak in decades continues, public health officials’ attention has focused on the importance of vaccinations to avoid spreading the disease. Hospitals participating in 340B are among those responding to the outbreak. One such 340B hospital is Montefiore Nyack Hospital, a 375-bed acute...

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26 Mar Red State: Trump Allies Going Against Discount Drug Campaign Promises

"Healthcare reform takes many forms, and some are better known than others. One that can sometimes slip under-the-radar is the 340b program, which requires drug companies to provide medications at a reduced rate to certain organizations including rural referral centers, hospitals providing indigent care, and...

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13 Dec Morning Consult: An Important Part of the Bush Health Care Legacy

"As our nation continues to honor the memory of former President George H.W. Bush, many of us are reflecting on his record of accomplishments, and there are many. While historians and biographers understandably focus on his role in ending the Cold War with calm and forethought,...

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14 Nov The Progress: Blood glucose monitoring important for diabetes control

"November is American Diabetes Month, an important time to raise awareness and understanding of diabetes. Approximately 10 percent of the adults in our region have been diagnosed with diabetes, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control for our state counties. Clearfield County is a...

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