Finance Committee Members Call for Review of Rebate Practices for Mylan’s EpiPen

Senate Finance Committee Republicans requested a review of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) administration and oversight of the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (MDRP) regarding Mylan’s EpiPen.  A letter, led by Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), was sent to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Inspector General (IG) Daniel R. Levinson. “Manufacturer rebates play […]

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Juvenile Justice Costs May Send Families Into Instability

It’s not just the consequences of their own actions that young people must face when involved in the juvenile-justice system. New research finds these youths in northern Iowa and other states can be pulled deeper into the system because of excessive court-related costs.According to the Juvenile Law Center findings, in Iowa these fees and fines include the […]