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Fact Sheet: The Facts About Rising Drug Prices

Drug prices in the United States are too high and continue to skyrocket. The unsustainable cost of prescription drugs not only puts pressure on the health care system but increasingly; patients, employers, and providers are paying prices that are too high.

01-6-2019

Fact Sheet: Proposals for Change – Detailed

The current market for pricing drugs in the United States is broken, and it’s unsustainable for American businesses, families, and our economy. Today, prescription drug expenditures make up nearly 20 percent of all health care costs, and prescription spending is growing faster than any other part of the health care dollar.

01-6-2019

Fact Sheet: CSRxP Proposals for Change – Summary

Drug prices in the United States are too high and sharply rising prescription drug prices threaten the affordability of health care and the vitality of our entire economy. CSRxP has developed market-based reforms that restore a functioning market by increasing transparency, promoting competition and innovation, and that result in value.

12-21-2018

Document: CSRxP Comment Letter – CMS-4187-P

Dear Administrator Verma: The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing (CSRxP) is a nonpartisan coalition of organizations committed to fostering an informed discussion on sustainable drug pricing and developing bipartisan, market-based solutions that promote competition, transparency, and value to improve affordability while maintaining patient access to innovative prescription drugs that can improve health outcomes and

12-17-2018

Document: Coalition Letter on BBA Donut Hole

Dear Leader McConnell, Leader Schumer, Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi: We are writing to urge you to preserve the actions Congress took in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (BBA) to protect seniors and taxpayers from out-of-control drug prices as you embark on the lame duck session of Congress. Over the past five years,

11-13-2018

Document: Coalition Letter Opposing Donut Hole Change

Dear Leader McConnell, Leader Schumer, Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi: We are writing to urge you to preserve the actions Congress took in the Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA) of 2018 to protect seniors and taxpayers from out-of-control drug prices. Over the past five years, drug manufacturers have increased the prices of brand name drugs

09-25-2018

Document: CSRxP Letter of Support for DTC Provision in Labor-HHS 8.27.18

Dear Chairman Frelinghuysen, Ranking Member Lowey, Chairman Cole, and Ranking Member DeLauro: The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing (CSRxP) is writing to encourage you to maintain the Senate’s inclusion of a provision in the final Labor-HHS Appropriations bill to provide funding to enable the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to require

08-27-2018

Document: Interchangeability Letter to FDA

Dear Commissioner Gottlieb: We appreciate the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent actions regarding biosimilars – specifically the FDA’s Biosimilars Action Plan. As you know, one of the most important ways the FDA can help increase marketplace competition is by finalizing its guidance, “Considerations in Demonstrating Interchangeability With a Reference Product” regarding the process

08-23-2018

Document: CSRxP Comments on Drug Price Blueprint

Dear Secretary Azar: The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing (CSRxP) is a nonpartisan coalition of organizations committed to fostering an informed discussion on sustainable drug pricing and to developing bipartisan, market-based solutions that promote competition, transparency, and value to improve affordability while maintaining patient access to innovative prescription drugs. Our members represent organizations including consumers

07-13-2018

Fact Sheet: CSRxP Response to HHS Prescription Drug Pricing Blueprint Executive Summary

Consumers currently spend 23 cents of every health care dollar on prescription drugs – an amount that can and must come down, as needlessly high drug prices and out-of-pocket spending threaten the financial security, health and well-being of American patients and their families, as well as strain Federal and State budgets.1 As such, CSRxP

07-13-2018

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