On Thursday the Senate Committee on Finance held a hearing to shed light on the role of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) – the people supposedly responsible for the outrageous drug price hikes. While their position is still uncertain, they appear to not be the main culprit of recent drug price increases.
Title X change and lawsuits’ impact on PCC
Lawsuits filed by the State of California and Planned Parenthood regarding the Trump administration’s change to Title X could significantly impact Pasadena City College (PCC) students’ ability to receive family planning services.
Opioid victims need help, not handcuffs
The sinister scythe that is the opioid crisis within the United States continues to reap the lives of our loved ones, has amassed a body count surpassing the Vietnam War, and remains largely unchecked, if not encouraged by laws passed in the interest of personal gain, our collective naivete in regards to the subject and the inhumane yet popular public sentiment that those who use drugs do not deserve help.
The win/win option that isn’t single payer or Obamacare
What’s the best thing about Switzerland? I don’t know but the flag is a huge plus. This classic joke is not only funny it’s a huge statement that says more about their healthcare than ours.
Trumpcare raises the grave
Donald Trump continues to show that he really does not care about the people who voted for him.
U.S. should join the rest of the West
In 2008, Democrats nominated the then-Senator Barack Obama as their presidential candidate for the election on the campaign promise of universal healthcare. He would later go on to be elected president, carrying the message that the time for Medicare for all was now.