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New Congress To Tackle Burning Health Care Issues, Including Drug Prices

[embedded content] Voters ranked health care as the top issue facing the country after the midterms, according to CBS News exit polling. KHN senior correspondent Sarah Jane Tribble joined “Red and Blue” anchor Elaine Quijano to discuss how Republicans and Democrats are responding to the American public’s call to action — with a focus on… Read More »

Removable PrEP implant produces high drug levels in rabbits; further studies planned

A small removable plastic implant resembling a tiny piece of dry spaghetti is capable of delivering sustained levels of the drug tenofovir, researchers told last month’s HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P) in Madrid. The drug delivery capability of the implants was tested on rabbits and will now advance into tests on dogs and non-human… Read More »

CMS approves Michigan Medicaid drug value-based payment plan

Dive Brief: CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced Wednesday the agency has approved a Michigan plan allowing its state Medicaid program to work with drugmakers to allow value-based payment arrangements in an effort to “modernize payment policies.” The proposal is the second to receive a green light, following approval of a similar Oklahoma plan in June.  … Read More »