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Shkreli and Big Pharma’s Price Gouging are One and the Same

In just the past year, prices have been jacked up on hundreds of medications. The dirty secret is that Big Pharma’s price increases far exceed Daraprim’s. They contribute to BILLIONS in Medicare spending and are used by MILLIONS of Medicare beneficiaries. Below we will take a look at just 30 of those medications.

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Prescription Drug Costs are a Bigger Problem than just Martin Shkreli

Prescription drug prices are rising at an alarming pace and the problem is far more widespread than a few bad actors.

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American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Joins the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing

“ASHP joins the Campaign at an important time and adds a crucial voice to our effort. Pharmacists are on the frontlines of the fight to make prescription drugs affordable,” noted John Rother, executive director of the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing. “We are thrilled to have ASHP join this effort as we seek to find market-based solutions that can reduce drug prices for consumers, providers, and the U.S health care system.”

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Anthem and Eli Lilly Announce Collaborative Effort to Combat High Cost Drugs

“I am encouraged to see Eli Lilly and Anthem begin a dialogue around increasing prescription drug prices. Their collaboration illustrates the widespread effort needed to find a sustainable, market-based solution, but it is just one step on a long road.”

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