The Senate on Sunday voted 51-50—with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the tiebreaking vote—to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, a $740 billion package that includes several major health care reforms.
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California Department of Health Care Access and Information
OHCA is charged with collecting data on total health care expenditures, analyzing the health care market for cost trends and drivers of spending, creating a state strategy for controlling the cost of health care and improving affordability for consumers and purchasers, and enforcing cost targets.
Last month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted unanimously (5-0) to examine rising list prices of insulin, but also to probe possible anti-competitive practices by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) with respect to the use of rebate arrangements.
UnitedHealthcare Cuts Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Costs for Insulin
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Fully insured members of UnitedHealthcare can avoid out-of-pocket healthcare costs when obtaining insulin and other prescription drugs starting as early as January 2023.