Then And Now: The Cost Of Prescription Drugs

posted by AHIP

on March 2, 2014

Despite the introduction of new, and in many cases more innovative medical treatments, prescription drugs that have been around for years continue to get more and more expensive. And what about claims of innovation when the price of one drug can rise by an astounding 9,145 percent in only six months? 9,145 percent, really? This is just one example that we have highlighted below that shows while the drugs may have stayed the same — their price tags skyrocketed. 


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