Second Opinion: No, Big Pharma Is Not Changing

01-11-2019 Blog Posts

Right on cue, dozens of pharmaceutical companies rang in the new year by increasing hundreds of drug prices by up to 15 times the rate of inflation – despite the fact that their profits continue to far exceed spending on research and development.  In just one week: Allergan increased the price of two dozen drugs […]

With 116th Congress Commencing, CSRxP Announces New Website Launch To Help Lawmakers Address Drug Pricing Crisis

01-8-2019 Press Release

With ‘taking action to lower drug prices’ becoming Americans’ top priority for the 116th Congress, the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing (CSRxP) launched a new website to help members and their staff better understand the drug price crisis and the bipartisan, market-based solutions needed to make drugs more affordable for all Americans. “Lowering prescription drug prices was […]

SHOT/CHASER: Analysts Suggest Drug Makers Are Changing Their Ways; Drug Makers Increase Prices By Up To 15 Times Rate Of Inflation

01-4-2019 Press Release

For Immediate Release Contact: Lauren Blair (201) 213-5004 [email protected] SHOT: Analysts Suggest Drug Makers Are Changing Their Ways: Analyst Says Industry Appears To Be “Self-Policing.” “Umer Raffat, an analyst at Everscore ISI, said the increases this year appear to be modest, similar to the past couple of years, as the industry adjusts to pressures on […]

Right On Cue, Drug Companies Begin New Year With Major Price Hikes

01-2-2019 Press Release

For Immediate Release Contact: Lauren Blair (201) 213-5004 [email protected] The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing (CSRxP) Communications Director Lauren Blair issued the following statement in response to a new study from RX Savings Solutions that found more than three dozen pharmaceutical companies raised the prices on hundreds of medications earlier this week: “Just like that, […]

CSRxP Responds To Big Pharma’s 2019 Price Hikes

12-20-2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing (CSRxP) issued the following statement in response to a report that 30 pharmaceutical companies are expected to increase drug prices next month, which follows Pfizer’s earlier announcement it would revert back to “business as normal”: “This news shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone.  Big Pharma has blinders on and the […]

CSRxP Statement on Meeting with Secretary Azar

12-20-2018 Press Release

For Immediate Release Contact: Lauren Blair (201) 213-5004 [email protected] Washington, D.C. – The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing (CSRxP) issued the following statement after meeting today with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar: “We appreciate the opportunity today to discuss affordable drug pricing with Secretary Azar.  We applaud his leadership and are encouraged by the steps […]

CSRxP Statement On The Introduction Of The Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act

12-12-2018 Press Release

For Immediate Release: Contact: Lauren Blair (201) 213-5004 [email protected] Washington, D.C. – The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing (CSRxP) today issued the following statement in response to the introduction of the Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act: “Big Pharma has been gaming the U.S. patent system for decades, fortifying their monopolies with frivolous patents that block out more affordable drugs.  The […]

Second Opinion: Big Pharma’s Back At It

12-3-2018 Blog Posts

If at first you don’t succeed try, try again.  That’s the old adage Big Pharma is sticking with this month in a last-ditch effort to make more money on the backs of patients and taxpayers. Here’s a quick backstory: Earlier this year, Congress took significant steps in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (BBA) to […]

Big Pharma Price-Gouging Tactics Contradict Contributions

11-29-2018 Press Release

For Immediate Release: Contact: Lauren Blair (201) 213-5004 [email protected] The trade association representing the world’s biggest drug manufacturers – which are making record-breaking profits – is investing millions of dollars into … lobbying, advertising and public relations with the goal of “convincing the public that the industry isn’t ‘getting away with murder,’ as Trump put […]

CSRxP Launches Latest Ad In Multi-Phase Campaign Urging Lawmakers To Take Action On Drug Prices

11-28-2018 Press Release

For Immediate Release: Contact: Lauren Blair (201) 213-5004 [email protected] Washington, D.C. – The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing (CSRxP) today released its latest ad, “Sarah’s Letter,” as part of its multi-phase campaign to make sure members of Congress deliver on their campaign promises to lower drug prices. In this ad, Sarah, a life-long diabetes patient, writes to her congressman […]

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