Commentary and thoughts on health care
- The drug industry cannot continue to do business “as usual” and ignore the concern about drug prices.
- Prices of many of the most popular brand-name drugs increased at nearly ten times the cost of inflation from 2012 to 2017.
- At least 28 million Americans have experienced a spike in the cost of their prescription medications in the past 12 months.
- 67% of drug companies increased their annual profit margins during between 2006 and 2015—with margins up to 20 percent for some companies in certain years.