Prescription Drug Pricing: Give the People What They Want

Our effort—the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Prices—has been sounding the alarm for more than a year that pharmaceutical companies must come to the table with meaningful solutions to the challenge of rising drug costs. Otherwise, companies risk the rising tide of consumer anger resulting in solutions that are not constructive for anyone.

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New KFF Poll: Unsustainable drug pricing moves ahead of ACA as GOP voters’ top health care concern

PRESS STATEMENT For Immediate Release August 20, 2015 Contact: John Rother JRother@nchc.org New KFF Poll: Unsustainable drug pricing moves ahead of ACA as GOP voters’ top […]

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High Cost Drugs Threaten the Sustainability of Medicare

This is an important time to think about the future of programs and policies that support us as we age. Medicare marks its 50th Anniversary at the end of July. I’ve been around to witness much of the creation and evolution of health policy. After a 40-year career in Aging and Health Policy, first in the Senate, then at AARP, and now as head of the National Coalition on Health Care, I have a few observations about where things stand.

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PRESS STATEMENT: National Health Expenditure Projections Show Sharp Rise in Rx Spending

“These numbers paint a troubling picture for the future of the American economy. The dramatic rise in prescription drug spending proves that it is more important than ever to advance a solution to monopolistic drug pricing. We cannot afford to continue on this unsustainable path.”

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