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Medicare Patients May Lower Drug Costs by Not Using Their Insurance

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Generic medicines for many common health problems like high blood pressure and diabetes may cost Medicare patients less when they...

Doctors Don’t Always Recognize ‘Financial Toxicity’ of Cancer

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  U.S. doctors must realize that many cancer patients battle "financial toxicity" along with their disease, researchers say The costs associated with treatment,...

Swiss, German Drugmakers Join U.S. Price Freeze

By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters) European drugmakers Roche, Bayer and Merck KGaA became the latest companies to freeze prices in the United States for the...

Fed Up with Rising Costs, Big U.S. Firms Dig into Healthcare

By Caroline Humer SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) At its Silicon Valley headquarters, network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc is going to unusual lengths to take...

JPM, Amazon, Berkshire Will Use Data to Improve Healthcare

NEW YORK (Reuters) JPMorgan Chase & Co, Amazon.com Inc., and Berkshire Hathaway will focus on the biggest health issues threatening the U.S. economy in...

Spark’s Price for Luxturna Blindness Gene Therapy Too High: ICER

By Bill Berkrot (Reuters) The proposed price for Spark Therapeutics Inc's <ONCE.O> groundbreaking one-time gene therapy for a rare form of blindness is far too high,...
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