When drugmaker Eli Lilly announced Wednesday it will slash the list price for some of its insulin products the news raised questions about what will happen to other efforts to provide low-cost insulin.
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Staff Shortages, ‘Burdensome’ Regulations Among Top Hurdles for Addiction Treatment Providers
Lawmakers in Harrisburg heard about the challenges substance use treatment providers, community leaders, and law enforcement are facing in their efforts to combat addiction at a legislative hearing on Thursday.
Bill to End Medical Co-Pays for Incarcerated Pennsylvanians to be Reintroduced
A Democratic state lawmaker from Philadelphia says he plans to reintroduce legislation to end $5 medical co-pays for incarcerated Pennsylvanians.
Where Have All the Small Medical Practices Gone? | Opinion
It was all about people, good solid care, hard work and the honor of being part of my patient’s life.
“Out Of Control”: Dozens of Telehealth Startups Sent Sensitive Health Information to Big Tech Companies
An investigation by The Markup and STAT found 49 out of 50 telehealth websites sharing health data via Big Tech’s tracking tools.
Addressing Medical Debt During Health Literacy Month
This October – Health Literacy Month – Consumers for Quality Care (CQC) is sharing information that Pennsylvanians can use to help keep their out-of-pocket health care costs low and avoid medical debt.
Drunk Driving Rates Continue to Impact Pennsylvania Families – Law Enforcement Looks To Do Something About It
A coalition of local, regional, and state police units called Operation Nighthawk are working to stop drunk driving by conducting a network of DUI enforcement patrols.
Building Blocks Towards Sustainable Health Care Subsidies
In June, Governor Wolf and 13 other governors urged Congress to take action to prolong the Affordable Care Act (ACA) subsidies to stabilize health care coverage for civilians and families.
New Bill Reduces the Cost of Health Care for Millions of Americans
On August 12, the House passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) sending the bill to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law. This historic legislation will significantly reduce the cost of prescription drugs and healthcare in the US.
The Inflation Reduction Act Addresses Many Americans’ Concerns
Pennsylvania’s US Senator Bob Casey voted in favor of the bill, while Sen. Toomey voted against it.