Tag Archives: Price

Outgoing FDA chief Gottlieb taking drug price fight to think tank

As FDA commissioner, Scott Gottlieb battled to lower the cost of prescription drugs and streamline approval of biosimilars. Now, Gottlieb is taking that fight to the private sector. In an interview with The Washington Post, Gottlieb, who will leave the Trump administration Friday, said he plans to take a fellowship with conservative think tank American Enterprise… Read More »

NICE blames BioMarin for Brineura rejection after price talks break down

BioMarin and England’s cost-effectiveness gatekeeper have been negotiating for a year, but that hasn’t helped the rare-disease specialist secure reimbursement for its Batten disease drug Brineura. Friday, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published draft guidance sticking with its earlier decision not to endorse Brineura in children with the disease, an inherited… Read More »

Campaigners urge the Government to end NHS price war over £105,000 cystic fibrosis 'wonder drug'

Campaigners urge the Government to end NHS price war over £105,000 cystic fibrosis ‘wonder drug’ which could extend thousands of children’s lives Orkambi could almost half the speed of lung damage in children with the illness It could extend the lives of patients who often die before reaching middle age Manufacturer Vertex turned down the… Read More »