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Category: Pricing


FDA, News, Pricing, Regulations

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

September 9, 2020

Via: CNBC

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 […]


Pricing, Regulations

Drug Pricing Back in the Spotlight

July 21, 2020

Via: PharmTech

As the world waits anxiously for more effective COVID-19 treatments and for a vaccine to halt the pandemic, analysts on all sides are examining appropriate pricing models for these critical products. Gilead’s $3000 price tag on remdesivir ($2300 for US […]


Biotech, Industry, Pricing, Regulations

Biotech stocks surge as people are ‘hungry’ for good news on the coronavirus

April 17, 2020

Via: CNBC

Biotech stocks surged Friday after new details on a closely watched clinical trial lifted hopes that scientists may be close to a treatment for the coronavirus, which continues to maintain its foothold across the globe after emerging a little over […]


FDA, Pricing, Regulations

Televangelist Bakker, companies warned by FDA, FTC on fraudulent coronavirus claims

March 11, 2020

Via: Biopharma Dive

The FDA and the FTC said they will crack down quickly on people trying to take advantage of consumers concerned about the coronavirus infection outbreak. An “aggressive surveillance program” is monitoring social media, online marketplaces and complaints from consumers, they […]


FDA, Pricing, Regulations

Coronavirus Update: FDA and FTC Warn Seven Companies Selling Fraudulent Products that Claim to Treat or Prevent COVID-19

March 9, 2020

Via: BioSpace

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued warning letters to seven companies for selling fraudulent COVID-19 products. These products are unapproved drugs that pose significant risks to patient health and violate federal law. […]


Clinical Trials, Pricing, Regulations, Research and Development

AIM, Cocrystal, CEL-SCI, Beroni Pursue Coronavirus Treatment Candidates

March 9, 2020

Via: Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News

Investors have sent shares of three biopharmas zooming since Friday afternoon based on announcements that they are developing treatments for SARS-CoV-2, the virus at the center of the global COVID-19 outbreak—while a U.S./Australian biopharma today disclosed plans to advance a […]


Biotech, Industry, Pricing, Regulations

Federal prosecutors make another claim against Mallinckrodt over Acthar prices

March 4, 2020

Via: Biopharma Dive

Acthar was first approved in 1952 for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, but its acquisition by Questcor from the former Aventis in 2001 allowed the new owner to test out a strategy of label expansions and steep price rises. In […]


Industry, Pricing, Regulations, Vaccines

Vaccines Market to Grow at a Steady CAGR of 6% during 2017 to 2025, says TMR

March 3, 2020

Via: BioSpace

According to estimates by Transparency Market Research, the global vaccines market was worth about US$28.0 bn in 2016. As per research experts, this revenue is expected to be worth at least US$48 bn by the end of 2025. This growth […]


Pricing, Regulations

Patient group pushes Trump-backed drug pricing bill

February 27, 2020

Via: Biopharma Dive

The new campaign comes at a critical time, as Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, fights to build support for his bipartisan bill to lower prescription costs. Grassley is trying to win a total of 25 Republican backers in […]


Industry, News, Pharma, Pricing, Regulations

Amid coronavirus fears, a generics giant pledges price stability

February 27, 2020

Via: Biopharma Dive

A Sandoz spokesperson confirmed to BioPharma Dive that the company conducted an internal assessment of its marketed products to come up with a list of “essential” drugs that could help patients infected with SARS-CoV-2. The list includes priority antibiotics, hospital […]


Pricing, Regulations

Stents price capping has improved its accessibility: Drug pricing regulator NPPA

February 26, 2020

Via: The Economic Times

Price caps on cardiac stents imposed by the government has improved its accessibility, drug pricing regulator said Wednesday. According to the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) both stent manufactured and imported went up from 9.36 lakh in 2016 to 13.55 […]