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This week’s invite features more corporate issue advocacy in the guise of promoting discussion. Read more

Health and Social Policy


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The insurance company/pharmacy merger could have been fixed to prevent market power, even if it wasn’t totally blocked. Read more

Economic Policy


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Aetna and CVS have more incentive than ever to use their market power to crush competition, and the Justice Department just gave them the opportunity. Read more

Economic Policy


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The administration’s welcome proposal to break up pharmacy benefit managers Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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How CVS uses its market power to destroy competing independent pharmacies. Read more

Health and Social Policy


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The CVS-Aetna merger creates a price-setting behemoth for medications. Read more

Health and Social Policy


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“Pharmacy benefit managers”—companies that claim to lower prices—actually jack them up. Read more

Economic Policy

How pharmacy benefit managers morphed from processors to predators Read more

Health and Social Policy