posted by AHIP
on September 10, 2021
Everyone should be able to get the medications they need at a cost they can afford. But out-of-control drug prices—which are set and controlled solely by pharmaceutical manufacturers—are forcing too many hardworking Americans to choose between paying their bills and accessing life-saving medicines.
That’s why AHIP developed a set of principles to help address out-of-control drug prices and help more Americans get the medicines they need. These principles include:
Drugmakers create life-saving treatments and breakthrough cures. But we should not have to choose between innovation and affordability. With the right solutions and genuine collaboration, we can have both.