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Why Are Drug Costs So High?

Austin Frakt of the New York Times recently published a terrific analysis of why drug costs are so high. Here is a summary of his main points. Frakt reported that U.S. spending on drugs tripled

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Drug Pricing Policy Making – Impactful or Not?

In May 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump predicted that pharmaceutical manufacturers would “announce voluntary massive drops in prices” after introducing his “American Patients First” 44 page blueprint for reforming drug pricing. This blueprint includes a

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Drug Pricing Debate Continues in 2017

Here’s the recent media history on drug pricing: President Trump saying drug companies are “getting away with murder” and he will work to “bring down drug prices.” High profile price hikes, secret pharmacy deals and

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