Missouri Third U.S. State to Sue Opioid Manufacturers

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley filed a lawsuit last week accusing opioid companies of fraud, and now three states are fighting back against pharmaceutical manufacturers in order to hold them accountable for the ongoing U.S. prescription drug epidemic.

Healthcare Nightmares Flood Crowdfunding Sites, No End in Sight

Crowdfunding increasingly has become a way to raise funds for rising health care costs. The problem, however, is that the occasional success story treats some systems, but does not provide sustainable solutions for our health care system’s enduring problems.

AHCA Is A Disaster For Your Health and Wallet

The bipartisan Congressional Budget Office has yet to analyze the bill. But analyses by the Wall Street Journal, Kaiser Family Foundation and AARP indicate that the AHCA will reduce overall healthcare access while also raising health insurance premiums.

Policy Points: How Business Can Address Healthcare, Regulations and Pay Equity

Now more than ever, business leaders must stand together and tell lawmakers that “what business wants” are policies that fully account for any enterprise’s costs (or “externalities”) to people and our planet. Here are three important policy initiatives for business to support now.

CVS Banishes Formaldehyde, Other Toxics From Cosmetics

CVS Pharmacy announced on Wednesday that it would be stripping certain toxic ingredients from its personal care products. It’s the latest manufacturer to acknowledge the push from consumers, advocacy groups and state agencies for companies to be more responsible in what they put in their care products.

3 Steps To Lower Drug and Health Insurance Prices

American insurance companies and drug companies can raise prices because they have the power to do so. Competition is limited, at best. Regulation is limited, at best. So what can we do?