Top PBMs increase number of formulary exclusions in 2021

January 19th 2021

CVS Caremark, Express Scripts and OptumRx have increased the number of medications that are excluded from their national formularies.

Biden stimulus plan beefs up COVID-19 vaccinations and testing

January 18th 2021

His vaccination plans call for creation of 100 federally support community vaccine sites in the first month of his administration.

Diabetes med Farxiga nabs FDA Priority Review for Chronic Kidney Disease

January 13th 2021

AstraZeneca’s leading diabetes medication could be approved to treat chronic kidney disease for patients with and without type 2 diabetes.

MacroGenics treatment for HER2-positive breast cancer to be available in March

January 12th 2021

New treatment for metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer is called Margenza.

Drugmakers raising prices in 2021 but at lower rate

January 6th 2021

Many pharmaceutical manufacturers are raising prices this year, but at a lower overall rate than in the past couple of years, according to a new analysis.