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Trending News – August 19, 2021

19 August 2021

In this minisode, Mindy, Ryan, and Jen discuss a few recent newsworthy items including: the impact of the Delta variant on the healthcare system (00:31), a crackdown on “pay for delay” in the generic space (05:53), and the fight to legalize Medicare copay assistance (09:25).

Podcast Tags: COVID-19, vaccination, drug prices, generics, biosimilars, Medicare, copays, healthcare, healthcare news

Source Links:

· https://khn.org/news/article/unraveling-the-mysterious-mutations

· https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/hospitals/cdc-brings-back-mask-recommendation-for-vaccinated-people

· https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/hospitals/40-health-systems-requiring-mandatory-covid-19-vaccines

· https://www.fiercepharma.com/pharma/reduce-drug-prices-and-enhance-competition-senate-takes-aim-at-patent

· https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payer/kaiser-health-plan-files-pay-for-delay

· https://khn.org/news/article/pfizer-court-fight-could-legalize-medicare-copays-and-unleash-gold-rush-in-sales

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Ryan Hummel, Executive and Head of Provider Sector

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Jen Burke, Healthcare Industry Strategist

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