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Prescription drugs among budget deal changes to Medicare

WASHINGTON (AP) - Drug companies would bear a bigger share of Medicare's costs under the congressional budget deal, a shift that could help limit...

Alex Azar sworn in as secretary of Health and Human Services

WASHINGTON (AP) - Alex Azar (AY'-zahr) has been sworn in as President Donald Trump's second health secretary.The former drug company executive and official in...

Alex Azar sworn in as secretary of Health and Human Services

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has sworn in Alex Azar (AY'-zahr) to serve as his second health secretary at the White House.The former...

Trump health pick wary of government drug price negotiations

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary said Tuesday he's wary of a broad government role in negotiating prescription drug prices,...

3 reasons why CVS would want to buy health insurer Aetna

A CVS-Aetna combination could create a health colossus that can reach deeper into the average customer's life to manage care and cut costs, according...

Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users...

Nevada forces drugmakers to reveal insulin pricing, profits

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law Thursday the nation's strictest requirements for pharmaceutical companies to reveal how they...

Trump’s budget means deep cuts for health care safety net

WASHINGTON (AP) - Candidate Donald Trump promised better and more affordable health care, but as president his first full budget calls for deep cuts...

Trump’s health care budget means deep cuts for safety net

WASHINGTON (AP) - Candidate Donald Trump promised to improve health care, but as president his first full budget calls for deep cuts to popular...