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*  Specialty drugs in the United States
185 for non-specialty drugs and the cost of specialty drugs continues to rise. With such steep prices by 2012 specialty drugs ... Specialty drugs may also be designated as orphan drugs or ultra-orphan drugs under the U. S. Orphan Drug Act of 1983. This was ... Other criteria used to define a drug as specialty include "biologic drugs, the need to inject or infuse the drug, the ... "high cost" (on average a minimum monthly costs of $US1,200) to be is a determining factor in identifying a specialty drug. Tom ...
*  Prescription costs
... "failed drugs". Thus, profits made from one drug need to cover the costs of previous "failed drugs". Overall, research and ... Prescription costs is a vague term: It can either mean the entire cost of a prescribed drug or health aide (a nebulizer, a ... Consumers respond to higher drug prices by doing what they can to save drug costs. The most commonly recommended course of ... Prescription drug prices in the United States have been among the highest in the world. The high cost of prescription drugs ...
*  Drag cost
If the addition of a resource that costs $10,000 would reduce the activity's drag to five days, the drag cost would be reduced ... An increase in a project's cost due to its indirect costs being increased because of a longer project duration. Drag cost ... Just as drag is only found on the critical path, the same is true of drag cost. Devaux, Stephen A. Total Project Control: A ... Drag cost is computed at the activity level, but is caused by the impact at the project level due to: 1. A reduction in a ...
*  Cost of drug development
The cost of drug development is the full cost of bringing a new drug (i.e., new chemical entity) to market from drug discovery ... In an analysis of the drug development costs for 98 companies over a decade, the average cost per drug developed and approved ... "failed drugs". Thus, profits made from one drug need to cover the costs of previous "failed drugs". Overall, research and ... But for companies that approved between eight and 13 drugs over 10 years, the cost per drug went as high as $5.5 billion, due ...
*  Medicare (Canada)
... "exceptional drug" provisions. Drug costs are contentious. Their prices are controlled by the Patented Medicine Prices Review ... Morgan SG, Law M, Daw JR, Abraham L, Martin D (2015). "Estimated cost of universal public coverage of prescription drugs in ... It is still possible to have a boy circumcised in Ontario by a doctor but the parents must pay the cost. The issue of delisting ... "Health Care Costs Nobody Talks About". Web.archive.org. 2007-04-08. Archived from the original on 2007-04-08. Retrieved 2011-06 ...
*  Avalere Health
"Concern Over Drug Costs". The New York Times. September 17, 2013. "What You Need To Know For Medicare Open Enrollment". NPR. ... The firm has also published studies on drug plan coverage and managed care plans in the US. "Maryland's ABS Capital Partners ... report to the Council for Affordable Health Coverage) Mendelson, Dan (June 27, 2011). "Establishing Sensible Cost Sharing for ... cost management, quality improvement, and managed care as well as business intelligence and corporate communication strategies ...
*  Clinical Data, Inc
Clindata Cloud makes new drugs affordable by greatly reducing drug development costs and duration. Designed on big data and ... Site Monitoring Costs: It is believed that site monitoring costs account for about 20% of the clinical trial budget. Site ... Adopting RBM may reduce site monitoring costs by 25%. thus reducing overall cost and risk on clinical trials. Clinical Data ... It costs over $1.2 billion over 10 years with a success rate of less than 1% to get a new proprietary drug to the market after ...
*  Healthcare in China
"China drug costs: The human price". BBC News. Meng, Qun; Xu, Ling; Zhang, Yaoguang; Qian, Juncheng; Cai, Min; Xin, Ying; Gao, ... As a result, the majority of urban residents paid almost all health costs out-of-pocket beginning in the 1990s, and most rural ... By 2011 more than 95% of the total population of China had basic health insurance, though out-of-pocket costs and the quality ... They are highly expensive; treatment there can often cost up to ten times more than a public hospital. Public hospitals and ...
*  Birth control movement in the United States
"Prescription Drug Costs and Health Reform: FAQ". 2013-05-04. Retrieved 2014-01-25. "Contraceptive Coverage in the New Health ... The drug is also known as RU-486 or Mifeprex. Mifepristone is still used for contraception in Russia and China. Ebadi, ... The drug is known as ulipristal acetate or by the brand name ella. Sankar, Nathan, Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, ... Refusing to walk, Sanger and a co-worker were dragged out of the clinic by police officers. The clinic was shut down, and it ...
*  Accredo
... provides specialty drugs, drugs that cost more than $600 per month, with the average being $10,000 a month, which treat ... Peter Benesh (April 12, 2010). "If it's the Only Cure, It's Going to Cost You: Specialty Drugs Grow Rise in Health Care Costs ... Tamara Lytle (March 1, 2014). "Soaring Specialty Drug Costs Require HR Response". Society for Human Resource Management. ... The purpose of the teams is to provide specialty drugs, ensure dosage is correct for each patient, and encourage drug ...
*  Contraceptive mandate
"Prescription Drug Costs and Health Reform: FAQ". 2013-05-04. Retrieved 2014-01-25. "Contraceptive Coverage in the New Health ... Cost to the user is one factor preventing many US women from using more effective contraceptives. Making contraceptives ... The next year, in Erickson v. Bartell Drug Co., a federal court[specify] agreed with the EEOC's reasoning. Reproductive rights ... Cleland K, Peipert JF, Westhoff C, Spear S, Trussell J (May 2011). "Family planning as a cost-saving preventive health service ...
*  Prescription drug prices in the United States
Such measures include cost-minimization, cost-benefit, cost-effectiveness, and cost-utility analysis. They take into account ... The price of a new drug (in most cases) is limited so that the cost of therapy with the new drug is in the range of the costs ... "drug company profits as the number one reason for the high cost of prescription drugs (picked by 77%), followed by the cost of ... and specialty drugs) the 25 most prescribed drugs the 25 most costly drugs the 25 drugs with the highest year-over-year ...
*  Kyle Bass
Morgenson, Gretchen (November 27, 2015). "Working to Lower Drug Costs by Challenging Questionable Patents". The New York Times ... When drugs come off patent and can be sold by generic drug makers, their prices plummet. Profit was a motive for Bass, but he ... In October 2016, Bass prevailed in the case, with USPTO invalidating the two Celgene Corp patents related to its cancer drugs ... "This is going to lower drug prices for Medicare and for everyone," he said, promising that the targeted pharmaceutical firms ...
*  GoodRx
"Why Drug Costs Keep Rising-and What You Can Do About It". ConsumerReports. Retrieved 18 May 2017. Dickinson, Boonsri. "These Ex ... "Inside Rx aims to lower high prescription drug costs". CBS News. Retrieved 18 May 2017. How GoodRx Works via YouTube. ... GoodRx is a website and mobile app that tracks prescription drug prices and offers drug coupons in the United States. GoodRx ... announced partnerships with the major prescription drug companies in the country to negotiate and lower prescription drug costs ...
*  Blinatumomab
Peter Loftus (June 18, 2015). "How Much Should Cancer Drugs Cost? Memorial Sloan Kettering doctors create pricing calculator ... The drug works by linking these two cell types and activating the T cell to exert cytotoxic activity on the target cell. CD3 ... The drug (originally known as MT103) was developed by a German-American company Micromet, Inc. in cooperation with Lonza; In ... When blinatumomab was approved, Amgen announced that the price for the drug would be $178,000 per year, which made it the most ...
*  Karl Claxton
"Cancer Drugs Face Axe In NHS Cost-Cutting Move". Sky News. 1 September 2015. Retrieved 13 September 2015. "Expensive drugs cost ... "Expensive drugs cost lives, claims report". Financial Times. 19 February 2015. Retrieved 13 September 2015. " ... for judging a medicine cost-effective should be more than halved. The report found that any intervention costing more than £ ... He says the Cancer Drugs Fund should be scrapped because the money would be better used on 21,000 patients with heart, lung and ...
*  Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy
... the cost effectiveness of the drug is questioned. Since the drug merely stabilizes patient conditions, ranibizumab must be ... The drug costs $15.00 to 50.00 in the United States. In 2007, Raftery, et al. reported in the British Journal of Ophthalmology ... It was concluded that the price of ranibizumab would have to be drastically reduced for the drug to be cost-effective. Off- ... At a cost of $2,000.00 per injection, the cost to treat wet AMD patients in the United States is greater than $10.00 billion ...
*  Express Scripts
Thomas, Katie (2013-03-18). "U.S. Drug Costs Dropped in 2012, but Rises Loom". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-11-20. "Drug ... Published annually since 1993, the Express Scripts Drug Trend Report provides detailed analysis of prescription drug costs and ... drug-utilization review; formulary management; and medical and drug data analysis services to manage drug plans for health ... "Does Medication Waste Cost The U.S. $418 Billion?". Forbes. Retrieved 2013-11-20. Raksha Shetty (2004-08-04). "Drug Benefit ...
*  Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria
April 17, 2009). "Plan Tries to Lower Malaria Drug Cost". New York Times. Retrieved 24 May 2012. "Affordable Medicines Facility ... 225 million partnership to bring effective malaria drugs to all who need them". The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and ... "Global Fund-led initiative slashes cost of anti-malaria medicines in many African countries". Global Fund. Archived from the ... The IOM committee advocated for "a sustained global subsidy of artemisinin co-formulated with other antimalarial drugs in order ...
*  Jim Messina (political staffer)
Kirkpatrick, David D. (2009-08-06). "White House Affirms Deal on Drug Cost". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2015 ...
*  Kidney transplantation
The routine immunosuppressives are tacrolimus (Prograf), mycophenolate (Cellcept), and prednisolone; these drugs cost US$1,500 ... Immunosuppressant drugs are used to suppress the immune system from rejecting the donor kidney. These medicines must be taken ... In 1999 the United States Congress passed a law that restricts Medicare from paying for more than three years for these drugs, ... Tacrolimus, which is a similar drug, also causes nephrotoxicity. Blood levels of both must be monitored closely and if the ...
*  Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Factors included increased premiums, higher drug costs, ACA and aging workers. Some firms lowered costs by increasing cost- ... The 50 percent discount on brand name drugs provided $581 and the increased Medicare share of generic drug costs provided the ... Per capita cost increases averaged 5.4% annually between 2000 and 2013. Costs relative to GDP, which had been rising, had ... The percentages of health care costs that plans are expected to cover through premiums (as opposed to out-of-pocket costs) are ...
*  Project Prevention
Weaning one opioid-addicted baby off drugs costs about $500,000. Project Prevention began operating in the UK in 2010. In May ... The first UK client was "John", a drug user since the age of 12, who accepted money to have a vasectomy, saying he should never ... "Drug addict sterilised for cash - but can Barbara Harris save our babies?". The Daily Telegraph. 19 October 2010. Retrieved 21 ... Those resources we do have are spent to prevent a problem for $300 rather than paying millions after it happens in cost to care ...
*  List of countries with universal health care
Drug costs have increased substantially, rising nearly 60% from 1991 through 2005. Despite attempts to contain costs, overall ... Some essential drugs are offered free of charge in these hospitals. An outpatient card at AIIMS costs a one-time fee of 10 ... Usually some costs are borne by the patient at the time of consumption but the bulk of costs come from a combination of ... to quell public complaints of rising drug costs. The plan was passed by the Chinese Cabinet in January 2009. The long-awaited ...
*  Copayment
Drug costs have increased substantially, rising nearly 60% from 1991 through 2005. Despite attempts to contain costs, overall ... To cushion the high copay costs of brand name drugs, some pharmaceutical companies offer drug coupons or temporary subsidized ... lock on a drug as a brand name drug which for patent reasons cannot be produced as a generic drug. However, much of this time ... Drug copayment and adherence in chronic heart failure: effect on cost and outcomes. Pharmacotherapy 2006;26:1157-64. Neugut AI ...
*  Anton Chekhov
Chekhov's expenditure on drugs was considerable, but the greatest cost was making journeys of several hours to visit the sick, ...
*  Healthcare in Germany
Drug costs have increased substantially, rising nearly 60% from 1991 through 2005. Despite attempts to contain costs, overall ... Drug costs have increased substantially, rising nearly 60% from 1991 through 2005. Despite attempts to contain costs, overall ... Expenditure on pharmaceutical drugs is almost half as high as those for the entire hospital sector. Pharmaceutical drug ... The drugs studied were selected on the basis that the conditions treated had high incidence, prevalence and/or mortality, ...