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U.S. to Boost Drug Price Negotiation in Medicare Advantage Health Plans

(Reuters) The Trump administration said on Tuesday it would give Medicare Advantage health plans for the elderly new tools to negotiate for lower prescription drug...

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,...

Switch to Electronic Health Records Tied to Fewer Hospital Deaths

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Hospitals that switch from paper to electronic health records may eventually see lower death rates than they had before, but...

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...

Trump Administration Cuts Grants to Help People get Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The Trump administration is cutting most of the funds previously provided to groups that help people get health insurance under the Affordable...
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