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PwC says US companies are expected to spend 6% more on employee health care next year as drug prices rise – CNBC

A pharmacist fills out prescription in New York City. Yvonne Hemsey | Hulton Archive | Getty Images The presidential hopefuls aren’t the only ones eyeing health-care issues for 2020. Large employers are putting together benefit plans for next year, and they are expecting the rise in employee health costs to hit a four-year high, in… Read More »

Novartis snags blockbuster OK for secondary progressive multiple sclerosis drug Mayzent

Novartis officially has an approval for Mayzent to treat patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis. The next challenge? Getting doctors to diagnose it. The FDA green-lighted the product Tuesday, making it the first-ever oral drug for SPMS and the first new treatment specifically approved for the condition more than 15 years. Regulators based their decision… Read More »