Biden bows to Big Pharma – blocks price cuts for EpiPen, Insulin and other drugs in America

The promise of Medicare for All has morphed into Drug Ripoffs for Everyone, after President Joe Biden's reversal of Donald Trump's executive orders that would have slashed the prices of insulin, EpiPen and most prescription drugs. Biden wasted no time rolling back the price cuts, signing an executive order Thursday, last week - his first … Continue reading Biden bows to Big Pharma – blocks price cuts for EpiPen, Insulin and other drugs in America

Pegaspargase – an example of how we don’t control drug costs

Under Medicare Part B, America's seniors are entitled to drugs administered in the hospital, but they are responsible for 20% of the cost. That sounds reasonable, and Medicare officials say they carefully scrutinize drugs before approval. But I have yet to discover a list of unapproved drugs. It appears that if the FDA says it … Continue reading Pegaspargase – an example of how we don’t control drug costs