Published On: November 5th, 2023Categories: MSNTags: ,

Americans Could Save on These Medicare Drugs. Did Yours Make the Cut?

Americans Could Save on These Medicare Drugs. Did Yours Make the Cut?

Thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act, older Americans may soon see more green in their pockets. The U.S. is negotiating with pharmaceutical companies on the prices of these 10 popular medications. Big Pharma is pushing back with multiple lawsuits, but if they lose, the new prices will take effect in 2026.

Read on to see the 10 medications on the price-chopping block. These drugs cost the U.S. $50.6 billion during the last annual period.

1. Stelara

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Stelara (released in 2009) treats Crohn’s disease.

2. Entresto

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Entresto (released in 2015) treats long-lasting (chronic) heart failure.

3. Enbrel

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Enbrel (released in 1998) treats autoimmune diseases.

4. Novolog & Fiasp

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Novolog (released in 2000) and Fiasp (released in 2017) treat diabetes.

5. Imbruvica

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Imbruvica (released in 2013) treats chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL).

6. Jardiance

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Jardiance (released in 2014) treats type 2 diabetes.

7. Januvia

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Januvia (released in 2006) treats type 2 diabetes.

8. Xarelto

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Xarelto (released in 2011) is a blood thinner.

9. Eliquis

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Eliquis (released in 2012) is a blood thinner.

10. Farxiga

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Farxiga (released in 2014) treats type 2 diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and heart disease.

14 Countries with Better Healthcare Than the United States

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In some cases, countries have much better outcomes than the United States, and in others, countries have marginally worse outcomes but much more affordable, accessible care. Learn about 14 countries with better healthcare than the US where you can immigrate.

14 Countries with Better Healthcare Than the United States

10 Countries Where You Can Retire With $2,000/Month

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Are you looking forward to retirement? Do you imagine peaceful days spent socializing with family and friends, pursuing hobbies, and catching up on things you put off during a long career with limited time off?

While we all long for those days, you may look at your bank account and bills and wonder if they’ll ever come. If retiring in the U.S. feels unattainable, there are options for moving abroad that may be within your budget.

10 Countries Where You Can Retire With $2,000/Month

How to Leave America: 6 Steps to Your New Life

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Are you thinking about leaving the United States? You’re not alone; as many as 15% percent of Americans say they want to leave the country permanently.

How to Leave America: 6 Steps to Your New Life

 

Jen Barnett Expatsi
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Jen is the co-founder of Expatsi, a company that helps Americans move abroad. She created the Expatsi Test, an assessment that recommends countries for aspiring emigrants based on lifestyle data. Jen has an MBA from Emory University with concentrations in marketing and innovation. She's written for BusinessWeek, Health, Cooking Light, and Southern Living. Prior to Expatsi, she created Freshfully and Bottle & Bone—two businesses in the local food space—and spoke at TEDx on being brave. She's moving to Mexico in 2024, along with her husband and co-founder Brett, pitbull mix Squiggy, and three rotten cats. How can she help you move abroad?

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Jen Barnett Expatsi
Co-founder at Expatsi | Website | + posts

Jen is the co-founder of Expatsi, a company that helps Americans move abroad. She created the Expatsi Test, an assessment that recommends countries for aspiring emigrants based on lifestyle data. Jen has an MBA from Emory University with concentrations in marketing and innovation. She's written for BusinessWeek, Health, Cooking Light, and Southern Living. Prior to Expatsi, she created Freshfully and Bottle & Bone—two businesses in the local food space—and spoke at TEDx on being brave. She's moving to Mexico in 2024, along with her husband and co-founder Brett, pitbull mix Squiggy, and three rotten cats. How can she help you move abroad?