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Report shines a harsh light on the cost of high-deductible plans to consumers

Workers with employer-sponsored health insurance are struggling like never before to meet their deductibles, pay their premiums and fund the cost of their healthcare. So says a report by nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation, which partnered with The Los Angeles Times on the survey.  The report shines a harsh light on the “cost-sharing revolution” of the… Read More »

Lawsuit accuses Gilead of propping up cost of HIV treatments by blocking generic competition

A scientist at Gilead Sciences analyzes patient antibody levels at the Gilead laboratory in Foster City, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences engaged in a “long-running scheme” to block generic competition of its combination drug “cocktails” to treat HIV, a new California lawsuit filed on Monday alleges. The… Read More »