A 5,455 percent price increase? Expect more of it

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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... Read more

Will high drug prices boomerang on pharma?

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As surely as the seasons change and the tides rise, pharma will continue raising the prices of medications wherever and whenever it can. In... Read more

Excuses for price gouging on drugs don't hold water

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The pharmaceutical industry is feeling rising heat from all directions as a result of its excessive price increases that reflect a contempt... Read more

Just how bad are drug price increases?

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The magnitude of the problem is astonishing. Although expensive specialty drugs are only 2-3 percent of all prescriptions, they account for... Read more

How much to cut drug prices?

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On August 20, the Kaiser Family Foundation published the latest results from its poll that tracks health care opinions among American consumers... Read more

Proposals to make drug pricing more transparent

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Americans are starting to feel the pinch from high drug prices. In a survey recently reported by Consumer Reports, one-third of Americans said... Read more

Follow Up: Tips to cut your prescription costs

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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... Read more

7 tips to cut your prescription costs

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Last year the U.S. sustained the biggest increase in prescription drug spending since 2003, according to a report published this spring by... Read more