Tag: high drug prices


The problem with high drug prices isn’t ‘foreign freeloading,’ it’s the patent system

June 27, 2018


Americans continue to suffer the highest prescription drug costs of anyone in the world. One in four are unable to fill prescriptions due to high prices, according to a recent poll. And even though drug prices tripled over the last […]


White House: Trump’s drug pricing plan will make rest of the world pay its fair share

June 6, 2018


Drug affordability is rightly a top concern for Americans. President Trump recently launched an unprecedented effort to fix this problem with a proposal to tackle excessively high drug prices while still preserving incentives for medical innovation, which ensures better future […]


As states target high drug prices, pharma targets state lawmakers

February 1, 2018

Via: The Medical News

It was expected to be a perfunctory statehouse meeting — three lobbyists and a legislator discussing a proposal to educate Louisiana doctors about the price of drugs they prescribe. The bill seemed like a no-brainer in a country where even […]