drug prices

[The Hill] Poll: 4 in 5 say $1,000-a-pill drug cost ‘unacceptable’

Eighty-two percent in a new poll say the cost of a $1,000-a-pill medicine which has sparked congressional scrutiny is “unacceptable” and expressed concerns the specialty drug […]

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[The Washington Post] How do you pay for a drug that costs $84,000?

“As longtime health-care advocate John Rother sees it, the Sovaldi issue is a turning point for the health-care system, making it confront the biggest questions: how […]

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[The Hill] Wyden, Grassley question hep C drug’s high cost

Two high-ranking senators have lent their voices to the chorus demanding to know why Gilead’s new hepatitis C drug Sovaldi costs $1,000 a pill. Sens. Ron […]

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[The Health Care Blog] The Coming Debate Over Specialty Drugs

The debate over the price of specialty drugs is intensifying and could well be the next major healthcare issue to dominate the national, even international, agenda. […]

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