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Biosimilars Could Cut Spending for Biologic Therapy in the U.S.

Increased market growth of biosimilars that are similar to brand-name biologic agents has the potential to reduce spending on prescription drugs

U.S. Insurers Could Spend Millions for Ivermectin Rx for COVID-19

Claims data for private insurance and Medicare Advantage plans show spike in inappropriate ivermectin prescriptions for COVID-19

Insurance Coverage for Acupuncture Up From 2010 to 2019

However, most costs are paid out of pocket

Major Financial Hardship Prevalent in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

At 12 months, cumulative incidence of major financial hardship was 71.3 percent, despite insurance cover

13 Million Adults Delaying or Skipping Meds Due to Costs

Drug unaffordability is an issue regardless of insurance status and across private, public payers

Biogen Cuts Price of Controversial Aduhelm in Half

Drug shows promise in clearing brain plaques believed to play a role in Alzheimer disease

U.S. National Health Care Spending Increased 9.7 Percent in 2020

Increase was due to 36.0 percent increase in federal expenditures, mainly in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Pricey Alzheimer Drug Drives Spike in Medicare B Premium: Officials

New premium will be $170.10 a month, and the $21.60 boost is the biggest increase ever in dollar amount, but not in percentage terms

Cost-Sharing Waivers Did Not Cover All COVID-19 Hospital Care in 2020

Mean out-of-pocket spending was $3,840 for privately insured patients with COVID-19 hospitalizations

Health Care Costs for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome High in the U.S.

Pregnancy-related and long-term health morbidities attributable to PCOS add to overall economic burden