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Paul Ryan and Pharma: The Inside Story

by Tom Norton Well, we certainly have a presidential campaign now, don’t we? Good grief. Since Rep. Paul Ryan was named the Republican VP candidate last week, all hell has broken loose!  Given the intensity of the last few days, you’d think the election was tomorrow… And at some point, you do have to ask […]
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Drug Reimbursement and the "New Medicaid"

by Tom Norton A lot has been written about the “state option” created by the Supreme Court ruling on HCR, and what it means to American medicine. Sorting out an opinion will, to a degree, depend on whom you read and what you believe. But regardless of where you come out on this issue, there […]
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The Yin and Yang of the Court Decision on HCR

by Tom Norton If you’re like me, you probably bounded out of bed on Thursday morning, took in all the news you could find about the Supreme Court and healthcare reform…and then you waited.  You waited patiently for the biggest legal call in American healthcare history.  And then, there it was. What did we learn?  […]
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Supreme Court Considers the Affordable Care Act

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Patient Assistance Programs: Are They Still Relevant?

One of the key reputational assets of Big Pharma is the patient assistance program [PAP], which provides patented innovative medicines to needy patients for free or at a nominal charge – it’s the industry’s own branded version of the social safety net. But a shifting landscape of government fiscal pressures, economic decline and the erratic […]
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