drug prices

PRESS STATEMENT: New Kaiser Family Foundation Poll Reinforces Need for Sustainable Drug Pricing

John Rother, President of the National Coalition on Health Care and Chair of the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing issued the following statement in response to a recent health tracking poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation that found that an overwhelming 76% of Americans blame pharmaceutical companies for the rising cost of medicines.

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ICYMI: New poll shows 75% of Americans find Rx prices are just too high.

May 21, 2015 Morning Consult: “New Cures, Old Problems: Poll Shows Drug Affordability Addles Americans” “The House Energy and Commerce Committee is slated to vote today on […]

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ICYMI: New study answers the age old question, “Does R&D really justify high drug costs?” (Spoiler alert: the answer is no.)

ICYMI – May 15, 2015 ***** The New England Journal of Medicine: “The $2.6 Billion Pill — Methodologic and Policy Considerations” “Of course, it is extremely expensive and […]

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ICYMI: In anticipation of today’s Cures markup, E&C releases an updated draft while Pew launches a new Rx initiative

May 14, 2015 The House Energy and Commerce Committee released an updated draft of the 21st Century Cures bill last night in a last minute effort to […]

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