Health Headlines for April 15, 2019

PBM Executives Questioned on Drug Pricing Practices by Senate Finance Committee

Forbes

In the search for solutions to the perceived problem of prescription drug prices the adversarial relationship between stakeholders in the prescription drug supply chain hasn’t helped matters.

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Measles Cases Continue to Rise, Bringing Year’s Total to 555

CNBC

Another 90 measles cases were reported last week, bringing the year’s total to 555 cases, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Medicare Aims to Expand Coverage for Cancer Care. But is it Enough?

New York Times

In a major test case, Medicare is poised to cover a promising but expensive new type of cancer treatment, with significant restrictions meant to hold down the cost.

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Commentary: Don’t Scrap Obamacare, Fix it

Modern Healthcare

Healthcare is not rocket science. It’s actually more complicated.

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