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Kentucky opioid program drops dispensing by 50%Howard Shaps, MD, senior medical director, WellCare of Kentucky, shares details about the Medicaid insurers’ pilot program designed to fight the opioid epidemic.
Ten ways hospitals can manage rising drug costs
Ten ways hospitals can manage rising drug costsFluctuations in drug pricing and medication shortages are among the reasons for rising drug prices. Learn how you can protect your hospital’s bottom line.
Expedited FDA approval plays dominant role in drug approvalsLast year was a banner year for generic drug approvals by the FDA. Find out what’s in store for 2017.
Easing the bite from generic drug price increasesGeneric drug price hikes are not likely to disappear anytime soon. Find out why they're occurring and what can be done about them.
Biosimilar drugs appear comparable to brand-name counterpartsSystematic review provides comprehensive first look at TNF-alpha biosimilar treatments.
Biosimilars uptake may lag for cancer patients, physiciansBiosimilars will have a significant impact on cancer treatment, with the potential to drive cost savings, but will patients and providers be accepting?
How Walmart plans to save on genericsWalmart has decided to put all its eggs in a really big basket.
Predictions for the future of high-cost specialty drugsIMS Health expert predicts future drug spending trends and ways to curb rising costs at the AMCP 2016 conference.
Do chains or independent pharmacies offer the best generic pricing?
Do chains or independent pharmacies offer the best generic pricing?After secretly shopping at 200 stores in six states, "Consumer Reports" announced its findings, and they make for very interesting reading.
The rising cost of generic drugsDrug shortages and manufacturer consolidation are leaving their imprint on the price of some generic drugs.