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Filing of first biosimilar offers glimpse of possible savings for U.S.

PCMA SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014

The FDA application filed Thursday by Sandoz for a biosimilar drug is just the beginning in realizing the huge savings that biosimilars can bring to the U.S. compared with expensive biologics, Jason Millman writes. The U.S. biosimilars market's development will be key amid payers' concerns about a projected increase in the country's drug spending over the next few years, Millman writes. Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The (07/24)


Study: Anti-preferred pharmacy network bill would deal a $21B blow to Medicare

PCMA SmartBrief | Jul 24, 2014

Regulatory progress for Sandoz's filgrastim bodes well for future biosimilar filings

PCMA SmartBrief | Jul 28, 2014

Report: Billions of dollars wasted due to abuse of REMS

PCMA SmartBrief | Jul 24, 2014

High-cost hep C drugs will drive up Medicare Part D premiums, spending

PCMA SmartBrief | Jul 30, 2014

Feds settle on penalty caps for not buying health coverage

PCMA SmartBrief | Jul 28, 2014

Court rulings prompt states to demonstrate ownership of exchanges

PCMA SmartBrief | Jul 28, 2014

Calif. considers rules for translating Rx labels

PCMA SmartBrief | Jul 30, 2014

Activists criticize Gilead's pricing of hepatitis C drug Sovaldi

PCMA SmartBrief | Jul 28, 2014

Costly Sovaldi fuels big sales, suggesting room to cut the price

PCMA SmartBrief | Jul 24, 2014


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