Category: Pricing

FDA, Pricing, Regulations

To lower drug prices, Senate leaders, FDA urge U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to alter patent processes

September 14, 2021

Via: FiercePharma

The Senate and the FDA are appealing to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to examine how it can limit the ability of pharmaceutical companies to leverage patent strategies to extend their drug monopolies. In separate letters last week […]

Pricing, Regulations

Biden Highlights Drug Pricing Reforms to Advance Legislative Agenda

August 13, 2021

Via: Biopharm International

The White House is looking to pay for some of its prime social and health initiatives by reducing outlays for prescription drugs, according to an announcement by President Biden that supports several leading drug-price control policies strongly backed by Democrats. […]

Pricing, Regulations

Biden’s July Executive Order Includes Drug Pricing Provisions. But Will They Do Enough?

July 19, 2021

Via: Kaiser Health News

President Joe Biden’s executive order of July 9 included various steps toward making good on campaign promises to take on pharmaceutical companies by allowing the importation of prescription drugs and curbing the high cost of medicines. These issues were key […]

Pricing, Regulations

Congress has a ‘time-limited window’ to shake up drug pricing, employers, health groups say

July 14, 2021

Via: FiercePharma

A chance for meaningful drug pricing reform is upon us, dozens of purchasers, healthcare and employer groups contend. But Congress needs to capitalize on its “time-limited” opportunity, or the problem could stagnate or worsen. In a letter to a bipartisan […]

FDA, Pricing, Regulations

Amid outcry over Aduhelm price, Biogen says it may consider ‘adjustment’

June 24, 2021

Via: Pharmaphorum

In a joint statement with Aduhelm (aducanumab) development partner Eisai, Biogen said it is expecting slow take-up of the drug and an eligible patent population of around 1-2 million people with mild Alzheimer’s in the US, saying it has no […]

Pricing, Regulations

Drug rebates were associated with higher out-of-pocket costs for patients

June 16, 2021

Via: Medical News

Federal agencies that regulate drug pricing and healthcare insurance are concerned that an industry practice of using rebates to lower drug costs for insurers has led to increases in list prices and out-of-pockets costs for patients. To investigate whether patients […]

FDA, Industry, News, Pricing, Regulations, Vaccines

US backs proposal to waive IP protection for COVID-19 vaccines

May 7, 2021


The Biden-Harris Administration is backing a proposal from the World Trade Organization (WTO), supported by South Africa and India, that would temporarily remove IP protections on COVID-19 vaccines. The move itself is surprising, given that historically the US has been […]

News, Pricing, Regulations

Prometheus Biosciences Announces Upsized Pricing of Initial Public Offering – Mar 12, 2021

March 12, 2021

Via: BioSpace

Prometheus Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RXDX), a biotechnology company pioneering a precision medicine approach for the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel therapeutic and companion diagnostic products for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), today announced the pricing of its […]

News, Pricing, Regulations

Adamas Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Follow-on Public Offering

February 25, 2021

Via: BioSpace

Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADMS), a company dedicated to developing and delivering medicines that make a meaningful difference to people affected by neurological diseases, today announced the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 12,500,000 shares of its common stock […]

Pricing, Regulations

Decibel Therapeutics Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

February 12, 2021

Via: BioSpace

Decibel Therapeutics (Nasdaq: DBTX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company dedicated to discovering and developing transformative treatments to restore and improve hearing and balance, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 7,062,000 shares of its common stock at a […]

FDA, News, Pricing, Regulations

Democratic senators grill U.S. health officials on Trump interference in coronavirus vaccine process

September 9, 2020


Democratic senators on Wednesday grilled U.S. health officials about whether President Donald Trump is interfering in the development of potential coronavirus vaccines. National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams testified before the […]

Pricing, Regulations

Trump invites high-stakes showdown with big pharma as election looms

July 28, 2020

Via: Biopharma Dive

With just over three months before the U.S. elections in November, President Donald Trump is making a last-ditch effort to stamp his name on a drug pricing deal that has eluded him over his first three years in office. A […]