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How to reduce drug prices: One view

How to reduce drug prices: One view The Opinion of the USA Today Editorial Board View Online For fresh evidence that prescription drug pricing is out […]

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Federation of American Hospitals Joins Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing

“Just as consumers are feeling the unsustainable cost pressure on prescription medications, so are the hospitals that purchase these essential, lifesaving prescription drugs for our patients in our care,” said Chip Kahn, President and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals.

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AJMC: Rising Drug Costs, Medicare Part D, and Defining Value

The current pipeline of drugs in the US is unprecedented, said Steve Miller, MD, senior vice president and chief medical officer for Express Scripts. Like Rother, he expressed worries over the current 13% increase in drug prices and the fact that prices are expected to continue to go up.

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Bloomberg: Drug Politics Go Republican as Rubio Criticizes Industry

“It’s a new issue that’s emerged over the last few years but it’s a significant one, because it threatens to bankrupt our system,” Rubio said after being asked about drug prices by an audience member. “It’s a complex issue but it’s one we have to confront.”

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