Health care costs

WASHINGTON, DC: AHF shames Gilead with a protest against World AIDS Day, December 1

WASHINGTON, DC: AHF shames Gilead with a protest against World AIDS Day, December 1

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 30, 2022– On World AIDS Day, Thursday, December 1, advocates and mobilizers affiliated with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) will hold a protest in Washington, DC, targeting drugmaker Gilead Sciences over pricing and of the Bay Area Company’s medication policies. The Washington protest is part of a series of three protests on the …

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Use of mental health drugs is rising - but costs don't have to

Use of mental health drugs is rising – but costs don’t have to

While most employers may equate increased drug use with higher costs, it looks like the latest study might prove them wrong. EmpiRX, a pharmacy benefit manager, has found that behavioral health medications lead to nearly a 10% increase in pharmacy claims for their clients. But while the use of drugs for Mental Health the needs …

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New Medicare enrollment rules that eliminate coverage gaps take effect in 2023. Here's what you need to know

New Medicare enrollment rules that eliminate coverage gaps take effect in 2023. Here’s what you need to know

Marc Elihu Castillo Ramírez | iStock | Getty Images For some people, enrolling in Medicare did not translate into immediate coverage. That’s about to change: Starting next year, the current months-long delays in certain Medicare enrollment situations will be eliminated. In addition, potential beneficiaries who missed their registration when they were supposed to due to …

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