The American people are demanding that Congress hold Big Pharma accountable and the momentum to lower prescription drug prices has never been greater.
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut introduced legislation that he hopes will bring down the high cost of prescription drugs.
Despite public and political pressure, pharma keeps on ratcheting up prices.
Prescription drug prices jumped 10.5 percent over the past six months, more slowly than during the same period last year but still four times faster than inflation.
Price hikes on prescription drugs are surging in 2019, despite vows from lawmakers and the Trump administration to rein in pharmaceutical costs.
Prescription drug prices are too high — there is a bipartisan consensus on that much in Washington, as recent estimates suggest that the average American spends about $1,200 on prescription drugs each year.
How on earth did insulin become so expensive that Americans are forced to effectively do cross-border drug runs?
When it comes to concerns over the rising costs of prescription drugs, it’s not just an isolated few that should be grabbing the headlines.
Researchers say bold bipartisan action is needed to stem the rising cost of popular prescription drugs that treat cancer, diabetes and other conditions.
The United States pays much more than other developed countries per person for prescription drugs, but the average out-of-pocket portion of this is about on par with what people in other countries pay.