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The High Prices Of Prescription Drugs Increase Costs For Everyone

posted by AHIP

on May 1, 2015

Prescription drugs are one of the major drivers of rising health care costs. Soaring drug costs put a financial burden on patients who need access to lifesaving medications as well as on the entire U.S. health care system. As a result, we are all forced to pay for high-cost drugs either through higher premiums, out-of-pocket costs, or a combination of the two.

For more information on the factors driving prescription drug prices download the slide deck below: