Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News

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Name: Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News
Date registered: September 13, 2017
URL: http://khn.org

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  1. Have Cancer, Must Travel: Patients Left In Lurch After Hospital Closes — July 1, 2019
  2. Robin Hood To Rescue Of Rural Hospitals? New Math Promised On Medicare Payments — June 3, 2019
  3. Dealing With Hospital Closure, Pioneer Kansas Town Asks: What Comes Next? — May 14, 2019
  4. Why The U.S. Remains The World’s Most Expensive Market For ‘Biologic’ Drugs — December 20, 2018
  5. For The Asking, A Check Is In The Mail To Help Pay For Costly Drugs — December 13, 2018

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Have Cancer, Must Travel: Patients Left In Lurch After Hospital Closes

As the rural town of Fort Scott, Kan., grapples with the closure of its hospital, cancer patients face new challenges as they try to continue their treatments in different locations.

Robin Hood To Rescue Of Rural Hospitals? New Math Promised On Medicare Payments

A proposed adjustment to the wage index, used in setting a hospital’s Medicare reimbursement payments, could be a lifeline for some rural facilities.

Dealing With Hospital Closure, Pioneer Kansas Town Asks: What Comes Next?

After depending on the local hospital for more than a century, Fort Scott residents now are trying to cope with life without it.

Why The U.S. Remains The World’s Most Expensive Market For ‘Biologic’ Drugs

Biologic drugs, made from living organisms, are big moneymakers partly because they have little competition from “biosimilars.” It’s a very different story in Europe.

For The Asking, A Check Is In The Mail To Help Pay For Costly Drugs

It’s a little-known secret that patients can get thousands of dollars directly from a drugmaker.

Trump Adds A Global Pricing Plan To Wide Attack On Drug Prices, But Doubts Persist

Over the past five months, the Trump administration has proposed a series of reforms to lower the cost of prescription drugs.

Drugmakers Play The Patent Game To Lock In Prices, Block Competitors

Pharmaceutical companies like Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, often win patents for incremental changes with debatable value. Now there’s a twist involving an opioid treatment.

Unwitting Patients, Copycat Comments Play Hidden Role In Federal Rule-Making

As HHS decided to cut $1.6 billion in drug payments to hospitals, it weighed thousands of comments generated by a pharmaceutical-funded advocacy group.

Trump Administration Sinks Teeth Into Paring Down Drug Prices, On 5 Key Points

Instead of waiting for congressional action, federal regulators are looking at a series of actions to spur competition and drive down the cost of medicines.

Trump Administration Sinks Teeth Into Paring Down Drug Prices, On 5 Key Points

Instead of waiting for congressional action, federal regulators are looking at a series of actions to spur competition and drive down the cost of medicines.

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