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Drug Companies and Doctors Battle Over the Future of Fecal Transplants

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — There’s a new war raging in health care, with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake and thousands of lives in the balance. The battle, pitting drug companies against doctors and patient advocates, is being fought over the unlikeliest of substances: human excrement. The clash is over the future of fecal microbiota… Read More »

Would Trump's New Drug Rebate Rule Help You?

Alex Azar, secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), speaks during healthcare pricing roundtable on Jan. 23, 2019. Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP The Trump Administration has proposed a major change in the way drugs are priced for Medicare beneficiaries. The new rules would upend the current complex and opaque pricing system for… Read More »