Can Sanders' single-payer plan make drugs affordable?

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The previous two posts discussed Hillary Clinton's promise to address the growing unaffordability of prescription drugs in light of her political... Read more

Opinion: What would Clinton’s election mean for affordability of medications?

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The concern of this blog with Hillary Clinton's candidacy centers around what her election would mean for the access and affordability of medications... Read more

Hillary Clinton will protect high drug prices

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During this presidential year the battle to obtain affordable drug prices raises questions about the positions among the current candidates... Read more

What to do until single-payer plan?

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This week Bloomberg News reported that the consultancy DRX found drug prices have continued rising at an annual rate of more than 10 percent... Read more

High drug prices in the context of a botched health care system

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The problem of unaffordable drugs can only be adequately addressed within a comprehensive, health care program. The Affordable Care Act, aka... Read more

Bad journalism and bad pharma go hand in hand

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Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. It is also a necessity if one wants to avoid getting screwed by unaffordable drug costs. Right now... Read more

It's not just Valeant and Shkreli gouging drug prices

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During the past few months, lurid details started emerging about the exploitative price gouging by some pharmas that were either private equity... Read more

Pharma's new strategy for reducing competition

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In 1889 the predatory banker J.P. Morgan, a great exemplar of Social Darwinism, convened the country's largest investment banks at his house... Read more