Video: We’re All Paying the Cost for Higher Drug Prices
posted by Jamie Carracher
on July 17, 2017
There is no debate about it – the harmful effects of rising drug prices go beyond just the patients who need new, innovative and sometimes life-saving treatments. Everyone pays for the cost of higher drug prices.
What’s to blame?
“There is ample evidence that drug prices have been pushed to astronomical heights for no reason other than the desire of drug makers to maximize profits,” a New York Times editorial noted.
In this Health Care in Focus video, we explore the effects of high drug costs and why the pharmaceutical industry needs to come to the table to help solve the problem.