CDC’s Proposed Opioid Prescribing Guideline: Does it Fall Short on Drug Testing?

April 18, 2022

Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shared a draft update to its Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids. The proposed revision comes as the nation’s overdose death rate reaches an all-time high, fueled largely by the economic and psychological strains and lack of healthcare access caused by COVID-19.

Generic Drug Price Tags: Too High. And Too Low. Competition Can Help Create an In-Between.

July 13, 2021

Low prices and some gaming of regulations can drive out competitors and create monopolies that allow generic makers to jack up their prices. Experience has shown that it often takes multiple generics to achieve the promised-for downward pressure on prices.