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A total of 8 posts are filed under Healthcare
Orphan Drugs Account of 7.9 Percent of U.S. Drug Spending in 2016, Study FindsOrphan Drugs Account of 7.9 percent of U.S. Drug Spending in 2016, Study Finds
Rare Daily Staff Orphan drugs accounted for only 7.9 percent of the $460 billion in drug sales in the United States in 2016, according to a… Continue Reading
New Therapies Pushing Orphan Drug Prices into Payers’ Crosshairs
Daniel S. Levine Rare disease therapies have been largely immune to the pricing battles over drugs, but controversy over the costs of new… Continue Reading
Understanding What Rare Disease Caregivers Face
Daniel S. Levine Caregivers of patients with rare diseases are providers, protectors, and advocates. They have forced themselves to learn… Continue Reading
Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Extend Expiring Children’s Health Insurance Program
Rare Daily Staff Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) introduced legislation that would extend the Children’s Health… Continue Reading
NORD States Strong Opposition to Latest Repeal and Replace Plan
Rare Daily Staff The National Organization for Rare Disorders issued a statement opposing the Graham-Cassidy Health Care Plan to repeal and… Continue Reading