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President Donald Trump speaks about lowering drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.

CVS and other drug-plan providers surge after the Trump administration scraps a key part of its push to lower prices

The plan would have banned pharmacy benefit managers from profiting on deals cut between drugmakers and insurance plans.
Nat Turner, 32, is the cofounder and CEO of Flatiron Health.

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Congress grilled little-known middlemen over the high cost of prescription drugs. Here’s how they defended themselves.

Pharmacy benefit managers are defending the tactics they use to keep prescription drug costs down and pointing the finger back at Big Pharma.

A whopping 92% of working Singaporeans are stressed – and women are prioritising families over themselves, study finds

Singaporean women say that their sources of stress are personal finance, too much work and personal health.
Andrew B., who has Type 1 diabetes, has seen his prices for insulin vary drastically over the past year.

No one could explain why this college student saw the price of his life-saving diabetes medication jump 150%, and it reveals a key problem with the US...

Business Insider spoke with one family who saw its insulin costs increase drastically over 2018, jumping more than 150% in 10 months.
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon.

The biggest healthcare investor conference starts on Monday — here are the top 5 areas we’re keeping an eye on

The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference kicks off Monday. From Amazon's healthcare ambitions, to the next mega-merger, here's what we expect to hear about.
Cigna CEO David Cordani struck a massive deal this year.

Cigna is closing its $67 billion deal with Express Scripts, creating a new healthcare giant

Cigna is set to complete its deal for pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts. The deal gives Cigna more control over its customers' prescriptions.

Healthcare deals hit an all-time record in 2018. See the 7 biggest tie-ups that could change how we buy drugs and treat diseases.

A record $421 billion in healthcare deals have been announced this year. A global pharma deal and a US insurance merger are among the largest.

Being lonely can be as bad for you as smoking. Now you can take a quiz to find out if you’re at risk.

To help everyone get a sense of how lonely they might be, health insurer Cigna on Wednesday released a 10-question quiz.
Cigna CEO David Cordani speaking at CNBC’s Healthy Returns conference on March 28.

2 massive healthcare deals just got approved by the DOJ — and they will change healthcare as we know it

BI PRIME: Cigna + Express Scripts. Aetna + CVS Health. The mega-deals, once officially closed, will redraw the healthcare industry as we know it,  giving health plans a lot more control over who's paying for prescription drugs.