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Cutting US drug prices to match rates in other countries could save $73 billion on medicare

Cutting US drug prices to match rates in the UK, Japan and Canada would save Medicare tens of billions of dollars, study suggests On average, drugs commonly used by Medicare beneficiaries cost over four times more in the US than in the UK  The same drug may be anywhere from 30 percent to 7,000 percent… Read More »

AbbVie inks licensing deal to boost Mavyret access in nearly 100 countries

AbbVie has had success with its new pan-genotypic hepatitis C drug Mavyret, generating blockbuster-level sales at the expense of competitors. Now, the company has inked a deal with the Medicines Patent Pool to boost access to the drug in nearly 100 low- and middle-income countries and territories.  The royalty-free license will allow generics makers to develop… Read More »