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Trial for HIV prevention drug could DOUBLE

Trial for HIV prevention drug PrEP could DOUBLE after warnings hundreds of gay and bisexual men face being turned away from accessing the ‘game-changing’ pill Currently, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is only available on a trial in England However, NHS England has today backed calls for the PrEP trial to double in size This would allow… Read More »

Intermountain Healthcare-led generic drug venture CivicaRx garners new members including NYU Langone, Memorial Hermann, Oschner

Little more than a year after Intermountain Healthcare, Mayo Clinic, Catholic Health Initiatives and other founding partners established the nonprofit generic drug company Civica Rx, 12 additional health systems have signed on as new founding members. This means that, including the original founding members, Civica Rx now represents nearly 750 participating hospitals. The new members… Read More »

Federal judge says HHS Secretary Alex Azar exceeded legal authority in setting 340B drug payment rates

A federal court has sided with the American Hospital Association and others in ruling that the Department of Health and Human Services unlawfully cut payment rates for certain outpatient drugs. HHS Secretary Alex Azar exceeded his legal authority in setting new reimbursement rates in the outpatient prospective payment system rule for 2018, United States District… Read More »