Keyword: Congressional Budget Office
Specialty drugs made up 1% of prescriptions for employers but accounted for 40% of total drug spending last year, an analysis found.
The Congressional Budget Office estimates a Senate package tackling surprise billing and drug prices will save the government $7 billion.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants government-negotiated prices on the most expensive drugs to apply to all payers, including employers and insurers.
The political jockeying over "Medicare for All" continued Wednesday as a House committee hosted a second hearing on single-payer healthcare.
The Trump administration’s plan to end legal protections for drug rebates would boost Part D premiums and federal spending, according to CBO.
The CBO issued a report that dives into key considerations for policymakers eyeing an overhaul of U.S. healthcare into a single-payer system.
More than 1 million people have lost health coverage since 2016, according to the latest data from the Congressional Budget Office.
Reimbursement rates from commercial insurers to mental healthcare providers may hinder patient access to such care, according to a new study.
In a comprehensive report detailing options for reducing the deficit, CBO scored several healthcare reform options.
Medicare Advantage enrollment is expected to increase from 34% of the Medicare population in 2018 to 42% in 2028.