The new CAR-T therapy may pass ICER cost-effectiveness muster, but can the health care system afford more drugs like it?
Antibiotic resistance increases the cost of treating a bacterial infection by $1,383 and adds $2.2 billion to the country’s health care spending. Inpatient care is the biggest contributor to the incremental cost. Also costs related to antibiotic resistance were higher for older people and those in poor health.
A state lawmaker calls insulin prices ‘outrageous.’ PhRMA and BIO are fighting the law in court on grounds that it interferes with their patent rights.