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A 5,455 percent price increase? Expect more of it
Thu, Sep 24, 2015, 12:37 PM
After Pope Francis's visit to the U.S., possibly the biggest news item this week has been the depraved price increase that Turing Pharmaceuticals...
Will high drug prices boomerang on pharma?
Mon, Sep 14, 2015, 3:10 PM
As surely as the seasons change and the tides rise, pharma will continue raising the prices of medications wherever and whenever it can. In...
Excuses for price gouging on drugs don't hold water
Fri, Sep 4, 2015, 11:06 AM
The pharmaceutical industry is feeling rising heat from all directions as a result of its excessive price increases that reflect a contempt...
Just how bad are drug price increases?
Thu, Sep 3, 2015, 10:33 AM
The magnitude of the problem is astonishing. Although expensive specialty drugs are only 2-3 percent of all prescriptions, they account for...
How much to cut drug prices?
Mon, Aug 31, 2015, 5:30 AM
On August 20, the Kaiser Family Foundation published the latest results from its poll that tracks health care opinions among American consumers...
Proposals to make drug pricing more transparent
Mon, Aug 24, 2015, 5:30 AM
Americans are starting to feel the pinch from high drug prices. In a survey recently reported by Consumer Reports, one-third of Americans said...
Follow Up: Tips to cut your prescription costs
Mon, Aug 17, 2015, 12:40 PM
After an excerpt from last week's post appeared in the Inquirer's Sunday print edition, a number of people called and wrote to ask where they...
7 tips to cut your prescription costs
Mon, Aug 10, 2015, 12:26 PM
Last year the U.S. sustained the biggest increase in prescription drug spending since 2003, according to a report published this spring by...
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