Tools & Tutorials

We created a collection of tools to help you gain a deeper understanding of the various facets of drug development and pricing.

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Learn how drug pricing works

Certain aspects of the payment and reimbursement processes in the US may distort incentives and negatively influence drug prices. Learn how through by exploring our tutorials.

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Policy Tracker

What is the federal government doing about drug pricing and reimbursement? The Policy Tracker keeps tabs on federal policy proposals that address these issues.

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Louisiana Budget Allocator

There is no such thing as a free drug. The Louisiana Budget Allocator analyzes the budget impacts of paying for Hepatitis C treatment for Louisiana's Medicaid and uninsured recipients. Your challenge is to fund treatment by reallocating the state budget, while balancing the tradeoffs from cutting back programs and services on which Louisiana’s residents rely.

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Drug Abacus

The Drug Abacus provides a way of thinking about how to price drugs. This interactive tool takes more than 50 cancer drugs and lets you compare the company's price to one based on what you value.

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Launch Price Tracker

The Launch Price Tracker tracks monthly prices of brand name oncology and non-oncology drugs at the time of launch based on the year of FDA approval.

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