Eli Lilly, Sanofi, and Novo Nordisk’s price cuts are expected to benefit many Wisconsinites who need insulin to survive. The companies first announced the moves last year, as a response to an American Rescue Plan provision that threatened to penalize them if they kept prices high.
Under a plan announced Thursday, the government would consider overriding the patent for high-priced drugs that have been developed with the help of taxpayer money and letting competitors make them in hopes of driving down the cost.
Hospitals across Wisconsin and the Midwest have few or no ICU beds available, putting patients at risk as numbers climb.
Op-Ed: Doctors are Getting Their Kids Vaccinated. Dr. Ben Weston Says It’s The Best Way to Protect Children Against the Virus.
Data shows that the Pfizer vaccine is effective and safe in children. It prevents 91% of cases of COVID-19, writes Chief Health Policy Advisor for Milwaukee County.
Family Sees Hope for In-Home Healthcare Worker Shortage in Biden Package Being Negotiated in Congress
Legislation would increase federal funding for the kind of in-home nursing and personal care workers now in short supply and desperately in need.
Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley writes that President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda is critical to helping communities like Milwaukee expand health care to the most needy.
State law still has a 1849 abortion ban on the books. The only thing holding it back is Roe v. Wade.
A Green Bay resident writes in support of HR3, a Democratic bill that would enact several measures to lower drug costs.
Disparities for rural residents and people of color aren’t easy to fix, but doctors say they’re working to address them.
Baldwin and Georgia’s two senators aim to create a “Medicaid look-alike” program that wouldn’t rely on lawmakers to accept money for Medicaid expansion.